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Nd0.5Tb0.5Co2 (#0.224)

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Reference: Y.G. Xiao, Q. Huang, Z.W. Ouyang, F.W. Wang, J.W. Lynn, J.K. Liang and G.H. Rao, Physical Review B (2006) 73 064413.
DOI: 10.1103/physrevb.73.064413
Atomic positions from: ICSD #155467

Parent space group (paramagnetic phase): Fd-3m (#227)
Propagation vector: k1 (0, 0, 0)

Transition Temperature: 173 K
Experiment Temperature: 50 K

Lattice parameters of the magnetic unit cell:
5.11230 5.11230 12.58320 90.00 90.00 120.00
Transformation from parent structure: (1/2a-1/2c,-1/2b+1/2c,a+b+c;0,0,0)
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BNS Magnetic Space Group: C2'/m' (#12.62) (non-standard)
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Transformation to a standard setting: (1/3a+2/3b+2/3c,-a,-1/3a-2/3b+1/3c;0,0,0)
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Systematic absences for this Magnetic Space Group via

Magnetic Point Group: 2'/m' (5.5.16)
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Symmetry-adapted form of material tensors via
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Positions and magnetic moments of symmetry independent atoms:
From now on, magnetic atoms are in boldface and colored in red. Magnetic moments are expressed in units of μB

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LabelAtom typexyzOccupancyMultiplicitySymmetry constraints on MMxMyMz|M|

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Active Irreps:                                           
Irrep decomposition via

labeldim. full irrepdim. small irrepdirectionactionnumber of modespresence
mGM4+ 3 3 special primary 8
mGM2+ 1 1 secondary 1 yes
mGM3+ 2 2 special secondary 1 yes
mGM5+ 3 3 special secondary 1 yes

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