Coexistence of Magnetism and Superconductivity in the Iron-Based Compound Cs0.8(FeSe0.98)2

Z. Shermadini , Anna Krztoń-Maziopa , M. Bendele , R. Khasanov , H. Luetkens , K. Conder , E. Pomjakushina , S. Weyeneth , V. Pomjakushin , O. Bossen , A. Amato


We report on muon-spin rotation and relaxation (μSR), electrical resistivity, magnetization and differential scanning calorimetry measurements performed on a high-quality single crystal of Cs0.8(FeSe0.98)2. Whereas our transport and magnetization data confirm the bulk character of the superconducting state below Tc=29.6(2)  K, the μSR data indicate that the system is magnetic below TN=478.5(3)  K, where a first-order transition occurs. The first-order character of the magnetic transition is confirmed by differential scanning calorimetry data. Taken all together, these data indicate in Cs0.8(FeSe0.98)2 a microscopic coexistence between the superconducting phase and a strong magnetic phase. The observed TN is the highest reported to date for a magnetic superconductor.
Author Z. Shermadini
Z. Shermadini,,
, Anna Krztoń-Maziopa KChNTCS
Anna Krztoń-Maziopa,,
- Chair Of Inorganic Chemistry And Solid State Technology
, M. Bendele
M. Bendele,,
, R. Khasanov
R. Khasanov,,
, H. Luetkens
H. Luetkens,,
, K. Conder
K. Conder,,
, E. Pomjakushina
E. Pomjakushina,,
, S. Weyeneth
S. Weyeneth,,
, V. Pomjakushin
V. Pomjakushin,,
, O. Bossen
O. Bossen,,
et al.`
Journal seriesPhysical Review Letters, ISSN 0031-9007
Issue year2011
Languageen angielski
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Publication indicators WoS Impact Factor [Impact Factor WoS]: 2011 = 7.37 (2) - 2011=7.013 (5)
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