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On the axial ratio, electronic structure and magnetic moment of cobalt

Szpunar, Barbara, Strange, Paul (1985) On the axial ratio, electronic structure and magnetic moment of cobalt. Journal of Physics F : Metal Physics, 15 (6). L165-L169. ISSN 0305-4608. (doi:10.1088/0305-4608/15/6/005) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:50362)

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Self-consistent, relativistic band calculations for cobalt are presented. These have been performed as a function of axial ratio. A minimum in total energy is found close to the experimental value of c/a. Both spin and orbital contributions to the magnetic moment have been calculated and they show excellent agreement with experiment. The role of the energy bands in determining the axial ratio and magnetic properties is discussed.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1088/0305-4608/15/6/005
Uncontrolled keywords: Physics of Quantum Materials
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics > QC176 Solid state physics
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Depositing User: Paul Strange
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2015 12:24 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:20 UTC
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