Neutron magnetic from factor and radial density of 4F electrons in Tb3+: Experiment and theory

G. H. Lander, T. O. Brun, J. P. Desclaux, Arthur J Freeman

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Abstract

The magnetic form factor of Tb3+ in the compound Tb(OH)3 has been measured with polarized neutrons. The experiment was performed on a single crystal in the ferromagnetically ordered state (8.9μB/Tb) at 2.6 °K. The theoretical form factor, calculated from a fully relativistic mixed-configuration solution of the Dirac-Fock equations, is found to be in excellent agreement with experiment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3237-3240
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume8
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1973

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  • Condensed Matter Physics

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