Incommensurate magnetic order in the pressure-induced superconductor CeRhSi3

N. Aso, H. Miyano, H. Yoshizawa, N. Kimura, T. Komatsubara, H. Aoki

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Neutron diffraction experiments were performed to investigate a nature of the antiferromagnetic ordered phase below TN = 1.6 K of the pressure-induced superconductor CeRhSi3. We observed incommensurate magnetic reflections characterized by the wave vector Q = (± δ, 0, 0.5) (δ ∼ 0.215). The antiferromagnetic ordered state can be interpreted as a spin-density wave formation by taking account of the results on de Haas-van Alphen (dHvA) signals in CeRhSi3 where the 4f-electrons of CeRhSi3 are itinerant.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)602-604
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Issue number2 SUPPL. PART 1
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Mar


  • CeRhSi
  • Heavy-fermion superconductor
  • Neutron diffraction
  • Spin-density wave

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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