Dirac Strings and Magnetic Monopoles in the Spin Ice Dy2Ti2O7

  title={Dirac Strings and Magnetic Monopoles in the Spin Ice Dy2Ti2O7},
  author={D. Morris and D. Tennant and S. Grigera and B. Klemke and C. Castelnovo and R. Moessner and C. Czternasty and M. Meissner and K. Rule and J. Hoffmann and K. Kiefer and S. Gerischer and D. Slobinsky and R. Perry},
  pages={411 - 414}
Magnetic Monopoles Magnets come with a north and a south pole. Despite being predicted to exist, searches in astronomy and in high-energy particle physics experiments for magnetic monopoles (either north or south on their own) have defied observation. Theoretical work in condensed-matter systems has predicted that spin-ice structures may harbor such elusive particles (see the Perspective by Gingras). Fennell et al. (p. 415, published online 3 September) and Morris et al. (p. 411, published… Expand
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