Triangular lattice antiferromagnet RbFe(MoO4)(2) in an applied magnetic field
UNSPECIFIED (2003) Triangular lattice antiferromagnet RbFe(MoO4)(2) in an applied magnetic field. In: 2nd Moscow International Symposium on Magnetism (MISM 2001), MOSCOW STATE UNIV, MOSCOW, RUSSIA, JUN 20-24, 2001. Published in: JOURNAL OF MAGNETISM AND MAGNETIC MATERIALS, 258 (Sp. Iss. SI). pp. 394-397.Full text not available from this repository.
RbFe(MoO4)(2) is a rare example of a nearly two-dimensional Heisenberg antiferromagnet on a triangular lattice. We have studied its low-temperature magnetic properties by means of single crystal ESR spectroscopy and magnetization measurements. On the basis of the obtained results an H-T phase diagram, containing at least five different magnetic phases is constructed. In zero field, RbFe(MoO4)(2) undergoes a phase transition at T-N = 3.8 K into a noncollinear spin structure with all the spins confined in the hexagonal plane. The application of an external magnetic field in the plane induces a collinear spin state (H-cl = 47 kOe, H-c2 = 71 kOe) and produces magnetization plateaux at one-third of the saturation moment. Both the ESR and magnetization measurements also clearly indicate an additional first-order phase transition in a field of 35 kOe. The exact nature of this phase transition is unclear. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Q Science > QC Physics
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF MAGNETISM AND MAGNETIC MATERIALS|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV|
|Official Date:||March 2003|
|Number:||Sp. Iss. SI|
|Number of Pages:||4|
|Page Range:||pp. 394-397|
|Title of Event:||2nd Moscow International Symposium on Magnetism (MISM 2001)|
|Location of Event:||MOSCOW STATE UNIV, MOSCOW, RUSSIA|
|Date(s) of Event:||JUN 20-24, 2001|
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