J. Phys. Colloques 49 (1988) C8-321-C8-325
QUADRUPOLE INTERACTIONS IN RARE-EARTH INTERMETALLIC COMPOUNDSP. Morin et D. Schmitt
Laboratoire Louis Néel, C.N.R.S., 166X, 38042 Grenoble Cedex, France
A survey of the role played by the one-ion magnetoelastic and two-ion quadrupolar interactions on the magnetic and elastic properties of the rare-earth intermetallic compounds is given. These couplings are present in numerous systems and manifest themselves through a great variety of effects.