We have studied electronic structures of U(Ru1-xRh x)2Si2 employing ultrahigh-resolution laser angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy to understand the effect of Rh substitution. A hole-like dispersive feature, which presumably has Rh d-band character, was observed in U(Ru1-xRhx)2Si 2 for both x = 0 and x = 0.03. However, although a heavy quasiparticle band appears in the hidden-order state of URu2Si 2 (x = 0), it was not observed for x 0.03 over the temperature range studied. In addition, it was found that energy-distribution curves at the Fermi vector of the hole-like band for x = 0.03 behave similarly to the Fermi-Dirac function. We also present the mapping of Fermi surfaces formed by the hole-like band, which stay nearly unaffected by Rh substitution.
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