Eriksson, Olle3; Johansson, Börje3; Brooks, M. S. S.4; Skriver, Hans Lomholt2; Sjöström, Jörgen4
1 Theoretical Atomic-scale Physics, Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark2 Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark3 Uppsala University4 unknown
Spin-polarized energy-band calculations, including spin-orbit coupling in the band Hamiltonian, have been performed on CeRh3B2. Good agreement is obtained between theory and experiment concerning the magnetic moment. It is also found that the magnetic moment varies strongly with volume and from this a qualitative explanation for the anomalously high Curie temperature of the compound is proposed. Furthermore, the spin density is found to be highly nonspherical.
Physical Review B Condensed Matter, 1989, Vol 40, Issue 7, p. 5270-5273