X-ray resonant exchange scattering of rare-earth nickel borocarbides

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The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the systematics of the microscopic magnetic order within a series of isostructural compounds and, at the same, to develop the relatively young experimental method of x-ray resonant exchange scattering (XRES). In this thesis, the author presents XRES studies of several rare-earth nickel borocarbides, RNi{sub 2}B{sub 2}C. He shows that XRES, similar to the neutron techniques, allows the determination of the orientation of the magnetic moment by measuring the Q-dependence of the scattered intensity of magnetic Bragg reflections. As samples in this study, he chose the recently discovered family of rare-earth nickel borocarbides, ... continued below

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Detlefs, C. October 8, 1997.

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The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the systematics of the microscopic magnetic order within a series of isostructural compounds and, at the same, to develop the relatively young experimental method of x-ray resonant exchange scattering (XRES). In this thesis, the author presents XRES studies of several rare-earth nickel borocarbides, RNi{sub 2}B{sub 2}C. He shows that XRES, similar to the neutron techniques, allows the determination of the orientation of the magnetic moment by measuring the Q-dependence of the scattered intensity of magnetic Bragg reflections. As samples in this study, he chose the recently discovered family of rare-earth nickel borocarbides, RNi{sub 2}B{sub 2}C, which display a wide variety of magnetic structures. Furthermore, in several of these materials, long range magnetic order coexists with superconductivity over some temperature range.

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OSTI as DE98004646

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  • Other Information: DN: Thesis submitted to Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (US); TH: Thesis (Ph.D.)

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  • Other: DE98004646
  • Report No.: IS-T--1821
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-82
  • DOI: 10.2172/654346 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 654346
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc707556

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Detlefs, C. X-ray resonant exchange scattering of rare-earth nickel borocarbides, report, October 8, 1997; Iowa. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc707556/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.