Effect of zero point motion on the hyperfine field at an interstitial positive muon site in ferromagnetic Ni
Department of Physics
Using the inhomogeneous electron charge and spin density distribution around the octahedral site in ferromagnetic nickel from a self-consistent band structure scheme, and the abiabatic approximation, we have calculated the muon hyperfine field as a function of the muon displacement. By folding the electron spin density at the vibrating muon site obtained in a self-consistent Kohn-Sham scheme with the finite width of the muon wave function, we find a striking effect on the average muon hyperfine field. The result agrees better with the experiment than earlier calculations based on the jellium model.
Solid State Communications
Effect of zero point motion on the hyperfine field at an interstitial positive muon site in ferromagnetic Ni.
Solid State Communications,
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