Photoelectron spectra of an Al70Pd21Mn9 quasicrystal and the cubic alloy Al60Pd25Mn15

dc.contributor.author Lynch, David
dc.contributor.author Jenks, Cynthia
dc.contributor.author Chang, S.-L.
dc.contributor.author Anderegg, James
dc.contributor.author Thiel, Patricia
dc.contributor.author Thiel, Patricia
dc.contributor.author Lynch, David
dc.contributor.department Physics and Astronomy
dc.date 2018-02-15T18:42:03.000
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dc.date.copyright Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 1996
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dc.date.issued 1996-09-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Photoelectron spectra of a fivefold quasicrystalline alloy Al70Pd21Mn9 and a related cubic alloy Al60Pd25Mn15 reveal two noteworthy features. The first is that the Pd 3d lines fall at binding energies which are 2.2 eV higher than in pure Pd. A similar shift is observed for Pd in other alloys. The second noteworthy feature is that the Mn 2p32 line is very sharp in the quasicrystal. Fitting the experimental peaks with a Doniach-Sunjic line shpae suggests that the position and density of Mn states near EF is very sensitive to the structural and/or chemical environment of Mn in the alloys, and that this accounts for the shape of the 2p32 Mn line. The sharpness of the Mn line may be a fingerprint of the quasicrystalline phase within the AlPdMn family.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is from <em>Physical Review B</em> 54 (1996): 6301, doi:<a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.54.6301" target="_blank">10.1103/PhysRevB.54.6301</a>. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
dc.subject.disciplines Condensed Matter Physics
dc.subject.disciplines Physics
dc.subject.keywords Ames Laboratory
dc.subject.keywords quasicrystalline
dc.subject.keywords Doniach-Sunjic
dc.title Photoelectron spectra of an Al70Pd21Mn9 quasicrystal and the cubic alloy Al60Pd25Mn15
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