A New Magnetic-Structure for Mn3pt

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Abstract

We suggest a new magnetic structure for the high-temperature antiferromagnet found in the Mn3Pt system. Our structure may be interpreted as a 'multiple-q' state and is unique up to a discrete set of analogous states. The exotic features of the previous description; atoms with vanishing moments, unobserved tetragonal symmetry and reduction in spin dimensionality as the temperature is increased, are all absent from our proposed state. Our state is consistent with published scattering experiments.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7091-7094
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Physics: Condensed Matter
Volume3
Issue number36
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Sep 1991

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