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Effect of magnetic fields on a spin-Peierls transition

Cross, M. C. (1979) Effect of magnetic fields on a spin-Peierls transition. Physical Review B, 20 (11). pp. 4606-4611. ISSN 0163-1829. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:CROprb79b

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Abstract

The effect of a magnetic field on the transition temperature of a spin-Peierls transition and the wave vector of the lattice distortion is calculated using the theory based on the Luther-Peschel-type treatment of the spin-correlation functions. Comparison with experiment offers the prospect of testing the predictions of this theory. A brief discussion of the nature of the commensurate to incommensurate transition is included.


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Additional Information:©1979 The American Physical Society Received 2 July 1979 I am grateful to D. S. Fisher for many discussions of all aspects of this work on the spin-Peierls problem, and to P. A. Lee who contributed much to my understanding of the commensurate to incommensurate transition.
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