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Journal of Applied Physics
Gd5(Six Ge 1−x)4 has mixed phases in the composition range 0.32 < x < 0.41, which have not been widely studied. In this paper, we have synthesized and indexed single crystal samples of Gd5Si1.3 Ge 2.7 and Gd5Si1.4 Ge 2.6. We have investigated the first order and second orderphase transition temperatures of these samples using magnetic moment vs. temperature andmagnetic moment vs. magnetic field at different temperatures. We have used a modified Arrott plot technique that was developed and reported by us previously to determine the “hidden” second order phase transition temperature of the orthorhombic II phase.
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Hadimani, Ravi L.; Melikhov, Yevgen; Schlagel, Deborah L.; Lograsso, Thomas A.; Dennis, Kevin W.; McCallum, R. William; and Jiles, David C., "Second order phase transition temperature of single crystals of Gd5Si1.3Ge2.7 and Gd5Si1.4Ge2.6" (2015). Electrical and Computer Engineering Publications. 49.