Ultrasonic velocity and attenuation measurements at the metamagnetic transition in UPt3

S. W. Lin*, I. Kouroudis, A. G.M. Jansen, P. Wyder, B. Luthi, D. G. Hinks, J. B. Ketterson, M. Levy, Bimal K. Sarma

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Abstract

The longitudinal ultrasonic attenuation and velocity were measured on a single crystal of UPt3 in a high magnetic field of up to 23T. Earlier ultrasonic measurements had seen a softening of the lattice as evidenced by a huge drop in the velocity at a field of 20T. Both the attenuation and velocity have been measured in field sweeps. Accompanying the large dip in the velocity is a large attenuation peak at this metamagnetic transition. Measurements were also done at several frequencies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)635-640
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Low Temperature Physics
Volume101
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1995

Keywords

  • 74.25 Ld
  • 74.70 Tx
  • 75.20 Hr
  • 75.30 Kz

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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    Lin, S. W., Kouroudis, I., Jansen, A. G. M., Wyder, P., Luthi, B., Hinks, D. G., Ketterson, J. B., Levy, M., & Sarma, B. K. (1995). Ultrasonic velocity and attenuation measurements at the metamagnetic transition in UPt3. Journal of Low Temperature Physics, 101(3-4), 635-640. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00753366