Broken discrete symmetries in a frustrated honeycomb antiferromagnet

  title={Broken discrete symmetries in a frustrated honeycomb antiferromagnet},
  author={H. D. Rosales and Daniel C. Cabra and Carlos Alberto Lamas and Pierre Pujol and M E Zhitomirsky},
  journal={Physical Review B},
The search for a quantum spin liquid – an insulatingmagnet with a gapless ground state which breaks neitherlattice nor spin symmetries – has been the focus of manystudies on two-dimensionalfrustrated quantum antiferro-magnets [1–4]. Such systems are assumed to be the maincandidates to describe a rich variety of unconventionalphases, phase transitions and critical points with decon-fined fractional excitations [5–7]. Frustration plays animportant role in classical systems as well. Within… Expand

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