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Volume 151, 201716th International Conference on Liquid and Amorphous Metals (LAM-16)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Properties of liquids|
|Published online||21 August 2017|
Magnetic Susceptibility of liquid Gd-NM (NM = Cu, Ga, Ge) alloys
1 Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences, Niigata 956-8603, Japan
2 Department of Physics and Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa 903-0213, Japan
3 Niigata College of Technology, Niigata 950-2076, Japan
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Published online: 21 August 2017
For rare earth alloys, the indirect interaction of RKKY is at work between rare-earth atoms. Therefore, the magnetism of them depends on the number of conduction electrons and the distance between rare-earth metals. In this work, to reveal the relationship between the number of conduction electrons and magnetic property of rare earth metal alloys, magnetic susceptibility measurements for liquid Gd-NM (NM = Cu, Ga, Ge) was performed by Faraday method. As the results, it was observed that the sign of paramagnetic Curie temperature of Cu-Gd alloys are positive at all composition, while Ga-Gd and Ge-Gd alloys show negative paramagnetic Curie temperature at certain composition. Moreover, it was indicated when the alloy at certain composition shows highest melting temperature, it has the lowest paramagnetic Curie temperature.
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