Covalent bonding and the neutron magnetic form factor of the Mn2+ Ion

A. J. Freeman*, D. E. Ellis

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Abstract

Fully variational unrestricted Hartree-Fock calculations for the (MnF6)4- cluster are reported. Charge and spin densities are analyzed and shown to result in a neutron magnetic form factor which is contracted relative to the free-ion value in agreement with experiment but contrary to predictions of simple covalent-bonding theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)516-520
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume24
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1970

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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