RESEARCH

 

Subjects

    Fundamental aspects of magnetism and magnetic materials.

    Search for new materials showing new and novel quantum phenomena.

    Effects of geometric frustration in metallic magnets.

    Quantum magnetism

        of strongly-correlated-electron/low-dimensional/random/frustrated systems.

    Search for new magnetic functional materials.

    Development of ecological magnetic materials.

    Magnon Hall effect in magnetic insulators.


Methods

    Sample preparation

        Arc melting (single, tetra)

        Induction melting

        Optical floating zone method

        Solid state reaction

        Chemical vapor transport

        HIP*

        SPS*

    X-ray characterization

    Magnetization measurements (SQUID, VSM*)

    Transport measurements

    Specific heat*

    Thermal expansion

    Magnetostriction

    Neutron scattering

    NMR of magnetic materials

    57Fe Mossbauer spectroscopy

    muSR*

    XMCD*

    RXMS*

    (*) joint research


Materials

    itinerant-electron frustrated systems

        YMn2, beta-Mn

        eta-caribide-type nitrides/carbides/oxides

        beta-Mn-type carbides

        Mo3Sb7

        Co shandites

        chimney-ladder transition-metal silicides/germinates

    transition-metal carbides/nitrides

        magnetic MAX phases

        transition-metal antiperovskites

    metal-cluster compounds

        GaMo4S8-type compounds

        V4S9Br4

    heavy-fermion and rare-earth systems

        Ce(Ru-Rh)2Si2

        ErNi2Si2

    random magnets

        (R-Y)Ru2Si2

    Metal-insulator transition systems

        BaVS3

        hollandaites

    metallic chiral magnets

        MnP

        Gd-Y alloys

    permanent magnets

        hexagonal ferrites




Magnetism and Magnetic Materials

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(in Japanese)