Metastable magnetic behavior in geometrically frustrated compound CePdAl

D. X. Li, S. Nimori, H. Kitazawa, Y. Shiokawa

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We present the results of AC susceptibility, field-cooled and zero-field-cooled DC magnetization and magnetic relaxation measurements on an as-cast polycrystalline CePdAl sample. Irreversible magnetism, long-time magnetic relaxation effect and evident up-shift of the AC susceptibility peak with increasing frequency are observed at low temperatures. The mechanism of these "spin-glass-like" metastable magnetic behaviors is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)805-806
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
Issue numberSPEC. ISS.
Publication statusPublished - 2006 May 1


  • AC susceptibility
  • CePdAl
  • Geometrical frustration


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