Two-dimensional spin ordering in YFe2O4

J. Akimitsu, Y. Inada, K. Siratori, I. Shindo, N. Kimizuka

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

A neutron diffraction study was performed on a single crystal of a new compound YFe2O4 below its Néel point. In a slightly oxygen deficient crystal, the elastic magnetic scattering takes the form of Bragg line along the c axis at ( n 3, n 3, l) (n ≠ 3m) in the hexagonal lattice. This fact indicates the two-dimensional long range order of a commensurate sinusoidal spin structure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1065-1068
Number of pages4
JournalSolid State Communications
Volume32
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1979
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Chemistry

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Two-dimensional spin ordering in YFe<sub>2</sub>O<sub>4</sub>'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Akimitsu, J., Inada, Y., Siratori, K., Shindo, I., & Kimizuka, N. (1979). Two-dimensional spin ordering in YFe2O4. Solid State Communications, 32(11), 1065-1068. https://doi.org/10.1016/0038-1098(79)90831-7