EuCo2P2: A Model Molecular-Field Helical Heisenberg Antiferromagnet

  title={EuCo2P2: A Model Molecular-Field Helical Heisenberg Antiferromagnet},
  author={N. S. Sangeetha and Abhishek Pandey and David C. Johnston},
  journal={Physical Review B},
The metallic compound EuCo2P2 with the body-centered tetragonal ThCr2Si2 structure containing Eu spins-7/2 was previously shown from single-crystal neutron diffraction measurements to exhibit a helical antiferromagnetic (AFM) structure below TN=66.5 K with the helix axis along the c axis and with the ordered moments aligned within the ab plane. Here we report crystallography, electrical resistivity, heat capacity, magnetization, and magnetic susceptibility measurements on single crystals of… 

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