High quality single crystals of the SrR2O4 family of frustrated magnets
Balakrishnan, G., Hayes, T., Petrenko, O. A. and Paul, Don McK.. (2009) High quality single crystals of the SrR2O4 family of frustrated magnets. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Vol.21 (No.1). Article no. 012202. ISSN 0953-8984Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-8984/21/1/012202
Large high quality single crystals of several compounds of the new family of frustrated magnetic oxides SrR2O4 where R = Dy, Er, Ho and their nonmagnetic analogues with R = Lu, Y have been synthesized by the floating zone technique. The magnetic rare earth ions in these compounds are linked to each other through a network of hexagons and triangles reminiscent of the honeycomb lattice. Initial characterization measurements show that geometrical frustration plays an important role in the formation of the magnetic ground states in these systems. The single crystals grown are suitable for more detailed investigations, especially those using neutron scattering techniques.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter|
|Publisher:||Institute of Physics Publishing Ltd.|
|Date:||7 January 2009|
|Number of Pages:||3|
|Page Range:||Article no. 012202|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Funder:||Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)|
|Grant number:||EP/E011802/1 (EPSRC)|
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