CePd2Al2Ga Kondo-lattice under high pressure

We report electrical resistance measurements under hydrostatic (up to 0.9 GPa) and quasi-hydrostatic pressure (beyond 1 GPa) in the ferromagnetic (FM) CePd2Al2Ga Kondo-lattice compound. From the analysis of the electrical resistance data we obtained the magnetic ordering temperatures, the values of the gap of magnons, and a coefficient related to the spin-wave stiffness. From the pressure dependence of these quantities, we conclude that the ambient pressure FM ordering appears to break down around 0.4 GPa changing to another magnetically ordered phase-presumably anti ferromagnetic (AF) - before the expected transition into the paramagnetic state takes place at higher pressures. (c) 2007 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.


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Solid State Communications, 144, 488-493
Year:
2007
Publisher:
Elsevier
ISSN:
0038-1098
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