A two-dimensional spin liquid in quantum kagome ice.

  title={A two-dimensional spin liquid in quantum kagome ice.},
  author={Juan Felipe Carrasquilla and Zhihao Hao and Roger G. Melko},
  journal={Nature communications},
Actively sought since the turn of the century, two-dimensional quantum spin liquids (QSLs) are exotic phases of matter where magnetic moments remain disordered even at zero temperature. Despite ongoing searches, QSLs remain elusive, due to a lack of concrete knowledge of the microscopic mechanisms that inhibit magnetic order in materials. Here we study a model for a broad class of frustrated magnetic rare-earth pyrochlore materials called quantum spin ices. When subject to an external magnetic… Expand
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