Effects of spin polarization on resonant photoemission from d-f states in TbNi2Mnx compounds
M.N. Miheev Institute of Metal Physics UD RAS, 620990 Yekaterinburg, Russia
2 Ural Federal University, 620002 Yekaterinburg, Russia
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Published online: 4 July 2018
Resonant photoemission in narrow-band materials is described by the sum of first-and secondorder transitions, their quantum-mechanical interference leads to an increase in the spectrum from the valence bands and the appearance of an asymmetric dependence on the photon energy. These effects are studied theoretically and experimentally using the example of three-component intermetallic compounds TbNi2Mnx. The competition between the elastic and inelastic photoemission channels leads to a different dependence of photoemission spectra from nickel and manganese on photon energy. The elastic channel is realized on atoms with large magnetic moments, the inelastic Auger decay occurs on atoms with small moments.
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