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Quantum Projection in an Ising Spin Liquid

Silevitch, D. M. and Gannarelli, C. M. S. and Fisher, A. J. and Aeppli, G. and Rosenbaum, T. F. (2007) Quantum Projection in an Ising Spin Liquid. Physical Review Letters, 99 (5). Art. No. 057203. ISSN 0031-9007. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.057203. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140707-163026850

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Abstract

A transverse magnetic field is used to scan the diagonal and off-diagonal susceptibility of the uniaxial quantum magnet, LiHo_(0.045)Y_(0.955)F_4. Clusters of strongly coupled spins act as the primary source for the response functions, which result from a field-induced quantum projection of the system into a classically forbidden (meaning non-Ising) regime. Calculations based on spin pairs reproduce only some features of the data and fail to predict the measured off-diagonal response, providing evidence of a multispin collective state.


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http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.057203DOIArticle
http://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.057203PublisherArticle
http://arxiv-web3.library.cornell.edu/abs/0706.4480v2arXivDiscussion Paper
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AuthorORCID
Silevitch, D. M.0000-0002-6347-3513
Fisher, A. J.0000-0001-9754-4618
Additional Information:© 2007 The American Physical Society. (Received 7 February 2007; published 30 July 2007) The work at the University of Chicago was supported by the U. S. DOE Grant No. DE-FG02-99ER45789, and that at UCL by EPSRC Grant No. EP/D049717/1.
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Department of Energy (DOE)DE-FG02-99ER45789
EPSRC (UK)EP/D049717/1
Issue or Number:5
Classification Code:PACS numbers: 75.45.+j, 75.50.Dd, 75.50.Lk, 76.30.Kg
DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.057203
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