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Title
Crystal structure and magnetic properties of the Cr-doped spiral antiferromagnet
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Abstract
We report the Cr3+ for Mn3+ substitution in the BiMnFe2O6 structure. The BiCrxMn1-xFe2O6 solid solution is obtained by the solution-gel synthesis technique for the x values up to 0.3. The crystal structure investigation using a combination of X-ray powder diffraction and transmission electron microscopy demonstrates that the compounds retain the parent BiMnFe2O6 structure (for x = 0.3, a = 5.02010(6)angstrom, b = 7.06594(7)angstrom, c = 12.6174(1)angstrom, S.G. Pbcm, R-1 = 0.036, R-p = 0.011) with only a slight decrease in the cell parameters associated with the Cr3+ for Mn3+ substitution. Magnetic susceptibility measurements suggest strong similarities in the magnetic behavior of BiCrxMn1-xFe2O6 (x = 0.2; 0.3) and parent BiMnFe2O6. Only T-N slightly decreases upon Cr doping that indicates a very subtle influence of Cr3+ cations on the magnetic properties at the available substitution rates. (C) 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Materials research bulletin. - New York, N.Y.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : 2013
ISSN
0025-5408
Volume/pages
48:9(2013), p. 2993-2997
ISI
000322354000002
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UAntwerpen
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Multiferroics based on the Pb lone pair.
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Creation 10.09.2013
Last edited 10.09.2017
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