# Evidence for magnetic clusters in Ni 1-x V x close to the quantum critical concentration

@article{Wang2015EvidenceFM,
title={Evidence for magnetic clusters in Ni 1-x V x close to the quantum critical concentration},
author={R. Wang and Sara Ubaid-Kassis and Almut Schroeder and Peter J. Baker and Francis L Pratt and Stephen J Blundell and Tom Lancaster and Isabel Franke and J. S. Moller and Thomas Vojta},
journal={arXiv: Strongly Correlated Electrons},
year={2015},
volume={592},
pages={012089}
}
• R. Wang, +7 authors T. Vojta
• Published 1 October 2014
• Materials Science, Physics
• arXiv: Strongly Correlated Electrons
The d-metal alloy Ni1-xVx undergoes a quantum phase transition from a ferromagnetic ground state to a paramagnetic ground state as the vanadium concentration x is increased. We present magnetization, ac-susceptibility and muon-spin relaxation data at several vanadium concentrations near the critical concentration xc ~ 11.6 % at which the onset of ferromagnetic order is suppressed to zero temperature. Below xc, the muon data reveal a broad magnetic field distribution indicative of a long-range… Expand
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