Magnetoresistance measurements on the quasi-one-dimensional organic conductor (TMTSF)2PF6 performed in magnetic fields B up to 16 T, temperatures T down to 0.12 K and under pressures P up to 14 kbar have revealed new phases on its P-B-T phase diagram. We found a new boundary which subdivides the field induced spin density wave (FISDW) phase diagram into two regions. Whereas a low-temperature region of the FISDW diagram is characterized by a hysteresis behavior typical for the first-order transitions, in a hightemperature region of the FISDW phase diagram, the hysteresis was found to disappear. We also found that the temperature dependence of the resistance (at a constant B) changes sign at about the same boundary. We compare these results with recent theoretical models.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 1 2002|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Condensed Matter Physics