Lattice parameters and magnetic properties of F-Sb-Te alloys with nickel arsenide structure

A. Rais*, P. Terzieff, A. A. Yousif, A. M. Gismelseed

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Single phase Fe-Sb-Te alloys with NiAs-type structure have been prepared in the composition range from Fe1.173Sb to Fe1.105Te and characterized by X-ray diffraction. Magnetic susceptibility measurements have been taken on these alloys in the temperature range from 77 up to 500 K. The lattice parameters show a linear variation with the alloy composition in the Sb-rich side but an anomalous change for the binary Fe1.105Te. The effective magnetic moments extracted from the susceptibility variations with temperature show a similar anomaly at approximately the same composition. These are discussed in terms of a model of additive magnetic moments of different atomic species.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-264
Number of pages4
JournalMaterials Letters
Issue number5-6
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • Effective magnetic moments
  • Fe-Sb-Te alloys
  • Lattice parameters
  • Magnetic susceptibility
  • NiAs-type structure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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