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First-principles study of thermodynamical properties of random magnetic overlayers on fcc-Cu(001) substrate

  1. 1. 0422581 - FZU-D 2014 RIV US eng J - Článek v odborném periodiku
    Mašín, Martin - Bergqvist, L. - Kudrnovský, Josef - Kotrla, Miroslav - Drchal, Václav
    First-principles study of thermodynamical properties of random magnetic overlayers on fcc-Cu(001) substrate.
    Physical Review. B. Roč. 87, č. 7 (2013), "075452-1"-"075452-7" ISSN 1098-0121
    Grant CEP: GA ČR GA202/09/0775
    Institucionální podpora: RVO:68378271
    Klíčová slova: Curie temperature * random overlayer * Heisenberg Hamiltonian * first principles * Monte Carlo simulations * magnon spectra
    Kód oboru RIV: BE - Teoretická fyzika
    Impakt faktor: 3.664, rok: 2013
    http://prb.aps.org/abstract/PRB/v87/i7/e075452

    We present a theoretical study of the thermodynamical properties of a fcc-Cu(001) substrate covered by an iron-cobalt monolayer as well as by an incomplete iron layer. The effective two-dimensional Heisenberg Hamiltonian is constructed from first principles and the properties of exchange interactions are investigated. The Curie temperatures are estimated using the Monte Carlo (MC) simulations and compared with a simplified approach using the random-phase approximation (RPA) in connection with the virtual-crystal approach (VCA) to treat randomness in exchange integrals. Calculations indicate a weak maximum of the Curie temperature as a function of composition of the iron-cobalt overlayer. While a good quantitative agreement between RPA-VCA and MC was found for the iron-cobalt monolayer, the RPA-VCA approach fails for low coverage due to the magnetic percolation effect. We also present a study of the effect of alloy disorder on the shape of magnon spectra of random overlayers.
    Trvalý link: http://hdl.handle.net/11104/0228718