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The behaviour of US, USe and UTe is quite well explained on the basis of decreasing f-electron itinerancy and increasing correlation between electrons. Recent experiments show that with increasing pressure, the Curie temperature T(C) goes through a maximum, for both USe and UTe. Theoretical values of T(C) are calculated using a correlated-electron theory. Corrections are required to the low-temperature ordered moment and ordering temperature, from a computer simulation of the charge fluctuations resulting from increased hybridisation.

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Authors: COOPER B R, West Virginia University, Department of Physics, Morgantown (US);SHENG Q G, West Virginia University, Department of Physics, Morgantown (US);BENEDICT U, JRC Karlsruhe (DE);LINK P, JRC Karlsruhe (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 23. Journées des Actinides, Bühlerhöhe (DE), April 20-23, 1993
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Record Number: 199311086 / Last updated on: 1994-11-29
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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