Violation of Hund's third rule in structurally disordered ferromagnets

Kapaklis V., Korelis P. T. , Hjorvarsson B., Vlachos A., Galanakis I., Poulopoulos P., ...Daha Fazla

PHYSICAL REVIEW B, cilt.84, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier


Violation of Hund's third rule caused by structural disorder is observed for the induced magnetic moment of Zr, using x-ray magnetic circular dichroism. The induced spin and orbital magnetic moments are antiparallel in the crystalline state, but parallel in an amorphous state of the investigated Co- and Fe-based materials. First-principles calculations are used to provide physical insight into the dependency of the spin-orbit coupling on the interatomic distance and coordination number.