# Chiral properties of the zero-field spiral state and field-induced magnetic phases of the itinerant kagome metal YMn6Sn6

@article{Dally2021ChiralPO,
title={Chiral properties of the zero-field spiral state and field-induced magnetic phases of the itinerant kagome metal
YMn6Sn6},
author={R. Dally and J. Lynn and N. Ghimire and D. Michel and Peter Siegfried and I. Mazin},
journal={Physical Review B},
year={2021},
volume={103},
pages={094413}
}
• R. Dally, +3 authors I. Mazin
• Published 2021
• Materials Science, Physics
• Physical Review B
Applying a magnetic field in the hexagonal plane of $\mathrm{Y}{\mathrm{Mn}}_{6}{\mathrm{Sn}}_{6}$ leads to a complex magnetic phase diagram of commensurate and incommensurate phases, one of which coexists with the topological Hall effect (THE) generated by a unique fluctuation-driven mechanism. Using unpolarized neutron diffraction, we report on the solved magnetic structure for two previously identified, but unknown, commensurate phases. These include a low-temperature, high-field fanlike… Expand
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