Low Temperature Physics: 40, 123 (2014); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4865559
Fizika Nizkikh Temperatur: Volume 40, Number 2 (February 2014), p. 160-172    ( to contents , go back )

Spin-lattice effects in selected antiferromagnetic materials (Review Article)

S. Zherlitsyn, S. Yasin, and J. Wosnitza

Hochfeld-Magnetlabor Dresden (HLD), Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresden D-01314, Germany
E-mail: s.zherlitsyn@hzdr.de

A.A. Zvyagin

B. Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics and Engineering of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine 47 Lenin Ave., Kharkov 61103, Ukraine

A.V. Andreev

Institute of Physics ASCR, Na Slovance 2, 18221 Prague 8, The Czech Republic

V. Tsurkan

Universität Augsburg, Augsburg 86159, Germany
Institute of Applied Physics, Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Chisinau MD-2028, R. Moldova
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Received August 29, 2013


Spin-lattice effects play an important role in many magnetic materials. In this short review, we give some examples of such effects studied in low-dimensional, frustrated as well as uranium-based antiferromagnets. Utilizing ultrasound measurements at low temperatures and high magnetic fields provides valuable information on the spin-strain interactions. Specifically phase transformations and critical phenomena in magnetic systems with strong spin-lattice interactions are fruitful grounds for sound-velocity and sound-attenuation measurements.

PACS: 72.55.+s Magnetoacoustic effects;
PACS: 75.45.+j Macroscopic quantum phenomena in magnetic systems;
PACS: 62.65.+k Acoustical properties of solids;
PACS: 75.50.Ee Antiferromagnetics.

Key words: low-dimensional spin systems, frustrated chromium spinels, spin-strain interaction, uranium-based compounds.

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