Non-collinear magnetism in Al-Mn topologically disordered systems
Institut für Festkörperphysik, Technische Hochschule -
D-64289 Darmstadt, Germany
2 Oxford University, Department of Materials - Oxford OX1 3PH, England
Accepted: 11 January 1996
We have performed ab initio calculations of a possible complex magnetic structure in Al-Mn topologically disordered systems. The random magnetic order is predicted, apparently driven by RKKY exchange interactions between solute 3d ions frustrated by topological disorder.
PACS: 61.25.Mv – Liquid metals and alloys / 75.20.Hr – Local moment in compounds and alloys; Kondo effect, valence fluctuations, heavy fermions / 75.25.+z – Spin arrangements in magnetically ordered materials (including neutron and spin-polarized electron studies, synchrotron-source X-ray scattering, etc.)
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