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Effects of an external magnetic field on the hyperfine parameters in RE2O3 (RE = Gd, Er) nanoparticles measured by perturbed angular correlation spectroscopy

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Author(s):
Correa, E. L. [1] ; Bosch-Santos, B. [1] ; Saxena, R. N. [1] ; Cabrera-Pasca, G. A. [2] ; Carbonari, A. W. [1]
Total Authors: 5
Affiliation:
[1] Nucl & Energy Res Inst, BR-05508000 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
[2] Fed Univ Para, BR-68440000 Abaetetuba, PA - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: AIP ADVANCES; v. 10, n. 1 JAN 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

In order to understand the interaction mechanisms in RE2O3 (RE=Gd, Er) nanoparticles (NPs), Perturbed Angular Correlation (PAC) spectroscopy, a local technique, plus external magnetic field, was used to elucidate local interactions and possible mapping of the different contribution in these compounds. NPs were synthesized by thermal decomposition and characterized by transmission electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction. PAC measurements were performed using In-111(Cd-111) as probe nuclei, with and without the application of an external magnetic field (EMF) of 0.5 T in different temperatures (50 K, 100 K, 200 K, 300 K). Results show that the hyperfine magnetic field is almost zero when the probe is located at the symmetric site, and similar to 4 T and similar to 5 T for Gd2O3 and Er2O3, respectively, when the probe occupies the asymmetric field. (c) 2020 Author(s). All article content, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). (AU)

FAPESP's process: 17/50332-0 - Scientific, technological and infrastructure qualification in radiopharmaceuticals, radiation and entrepreneurship for health purposes
Grantee:Marcelo Linardi
Support type: Research Grants - State Research Institutes Modernization Program