Analytical theory of pyrochlore cooperative paramagnets

@article{Pandey2019AnalyticalTO,
  title={Analytical theory of pyrochlore cooperative paramagnets},
  author={Akshat Pandey and Roderich Moessner and Claudio Castelnovo},
  journal={Physical Review B},
  year={2019}
}
The pyrochlore lattice is associated with several potential and actual spin liquid phases as a result of its strong geometric frustration. At finite temperature, these can exhibit an unusually broad cross-over regime to a conventional paramagnet. Here, we study this regime analytically by showing how a single-tetrahedron Hamiltonian can extrapolate beyond the first term of a high-temperature expansion and yield insights into the build-up of correlations. We discuss how this unusual behaviour is… 

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