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Title: Quantum Critical Behaviors in Magnetic Systems: Yb3Pt4, YFe2Al10 and Yb2Pt2Pb
Authors: Aronson, Meigan C
Wu, Liusuo
Department of Physics.
Jacak, Barbara
Allen, Philip
Zaliznyak, Igor
Lee, Seung-Hun.
Issue Date: 1-Dec-2013
Publisher: The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY.
Abstract: Quantum phase transitions have attracted a great deal of interest in the study of condensed matter physics. Normally, this refers to continuous transitions that occur at zero temperature (T = 0), where the correlation length and time scales diverge, and universal scaling is observed close to the Quantum Critical Point (QCP). In this thesis, the search for quantum criticality in the three magnetic compounds: Yb<sub>3</sub>Pt<sub>4</sub>, YFe<sub>2</sub>Al<sub>10</sub> and Yb<sub>2</sub>Pt<sub>2</sub>Pb will be discussed from different perspectives.
Description: 255 pg.
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