Low temperature rhombohedral distortion in TbCo2

V. Goldberg-Murmis, U. Atzmony, M. P. Dariel

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A strong rhombohedral distortion takes place in the TbCo2 Laves compound below its magnetic ordering temperature. The analysis of the low-temperature powder diffraction spectra enabled the determination of a giant magnetostriction coefficient, λ111, of the order of 3×10-3 at 80 K.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-130
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Materials Science
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science (all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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