Small-angle neutron scattering and magnetization study of HoNi2B2C

M. Ramazanoglu*, M. Laver, A. Yagmurcu, E. M. Choi, S. I. Lee, A. Knigavko, B. D. Gaulin

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The superconducting and magnetic properties of HoNi2B2C single crystals are investigated through transport, magnetometry and small-angle neutron scattering (SANS) measurements. In the magnetic phases that enter below the superconducting critical temperature, the small-angle neutron scattering data uncover networks of magnetic surfaces. These likely originate from uncompensated moments, e.g., at domain walls pinned to crystallo-graphic grain boundaries. The field and temperature dependent behavior of SANS appears consistent with the metamagnetic transitions reported in earlier works.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)160-164
Number of pages5
JournalLow Temperature Physics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014


FundersFunder number
National Science Foundation
Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences0944772


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