Fractal excitations in dilute magnets

Y. Yeshurun, M. B. Salamon

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The low-temperature magnetization in a series of amorphous (CopNi1-p)75P16B6Al3 alloys (0·34 ≤p≤ 0·5) deviates strongly from the Bloch T3/2 law. These deviations are shown to result from short-wavelength excitations (‘fractons’) for which the random magnetic network looks fractal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)957-961
Number of pages5
JournalPhilosophical Magazine B: Physics of Condensed Matter; Statistical Mechanics, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Properties
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1987

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work is supported in part by the National Science Foundation Materials Research Laboratory Program through Grant NSF-DMR-83-1698 1, and in part by the Fund for Basic Research administered by the Israel Academy of Science and Humanities.


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