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The magnetic structure of antiferromagnetic Uga(3) has been examined by neutron diffraction measurements on a single crystal. The ordered magnetic moment is 0.74 per U atom at 5 K. From measurements with an applied magnetic field we suggest that the moments are along the direction. In the vicinity of 40 K the mosaic of the crystal changes significantly. This coincides with the anomaly in the magnetic susceptibility observed at the same temperature, indicating a possible crystallographic distortion or a reorientation of the magnetic moments.

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Bibliographic Reference: Article: Physica B, 269 (1999), 368-372
Record Number: 199911536 / Last updated on: 1999-11-06
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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