Elementary physical properties and crystal structures of LaRh2B2C and LaIr2B2C

R. J. Cava, T. Siegrist, B. Batlogg, H. Takagi, H. Eisaki, S. A. Carter, J. J. Krajewski, W. F. Peck

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Abstract

The crystal structures, magnetic susceptibilities, and electrical resistivities of the quaternary intermetallic compounds LaRh2B2C and LaIr2B2C are reported. Although isostructural with the recently reported superconductors LNi2B2C and LPt2B2C (L=La and Y), they are not superconducting at temperatures above 1.4 K. The magnetic-susceptibility measurements reveal densities of states at the Fermi level intermediate to the Ni- and Pt-based compounds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12966-12968
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume50
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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    Cava, R. J., Siegrist, T., Batlogg, B., Takagi, H., Eisaki, H., Carter, S. A., Krajewski, J. J., & Peck, W. F. (1994). Elementary physical properties and crystal structures of LaRh2B2C and LaIr2B2C. Physical Review B, 50(17), 12966-12968. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.50.12966