Refine your search�ソスF     
Report No.
 - 

Large ferroquadrupole moment induced in the octupole-ordered Ce$$_{0.7}$$La$$_{0.3}$$B$$_6$$ revealed by high-resolution X-ray diffraction

Inami, Toshiya; Michimura, Shinji*; Hayashi, Yuya*; Matsumura, Takeshi*; Sera, Masafumi*; Iga, Fumitoshi*

We carried out a high-resolution X-ray diffraction experiment on Ce$$_{0.7}$$La$$_{0.3}$$B$$_6$$. This compound exhibits antiferro-octupole order (AFO) below $$T_O$$ = 1.4 K, and it is theoretically suggested that ferroquadrupole moments and a resultant rhombohedral deformation are induced in the AFO phase. We observe the splitting of Bragg reflections below $$T_O$$ and find that the unit cell is rhombohedral with the elongated [111] axis. We also precisely evaluate the magnitude of the induced quadrupole moments from the obtained shear strain and find that the quadrupole moments are not reduced in the AFO phase.

Accesses

:

- Accesses

InCites™

:

Percentile:39.25

Category:Materials Science, Multidisciplinary

Altmetrics

:

[CLARIVATE ANALYTICS], [WEB OF SCIENCE], [HIGHLY CITED PAPER & CUP LOGO] and [HOT PAPER & FIRE LOGO] are trademarks of Clarivate Analytics, and/or its affiliated company or companies, and used herein by permission and/or license.