Magnetic phase diagram of the antiferromagnetic pyrochlore Gd2Ti2O7
UNSPECIFIED. (2004) Magnetic phase diagram of the antiferromagnetic pyrochlore Gd2Ti2O7. PHYSICAL REVIEW B, 70 (1). -. ISSN 1098-0121Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.70.012402
Gd2Ti2O7 is a highly frustrated antiferromagnet on a pyrochlore lattice, where apart from the Heisenberg exchange the spins also interact via dipole-dipole forces. We report on low-temperature specific heat measurements performed on single crystals of Gd2Ti2O7 for three different directions of an applied magnetic field. The measurements reveal the strongly anisotropic behavior of Gd2Ti2O7 in a magnetic field despite the apparent absence of a significant single-ion anisotropy for Gd3+. The H-T phase diagrams are constructed for Hparallel to, Hparallel to, and Hparallel to. The results indicate that further theoretical work beyond a simple mean-field model is required.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||PHYSICAL REVIEW B|
|Publisher:||AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC|
|Official Date:||July 2004|
|Number of Pages:||4|
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