Dirac Strings and Magnetic Monopoles in the Spin Ice Dy2Ti2O7

  title={Dirac Strings and Magnetic Monopoles in the Spin Ice Dy2Ti2O7},
  author={David J. Morris and David Alan Tennant and S. A. Grigera and Bastian Klemke and Claudio Castelnovo and R. Moessner and Clemens Czternasty and Michael Meissner and Kirrily C. Rule and J. Hoffmann and Klaus Kiefer and Sebastian Gerischer and Demian G. Slobinsky and R S 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… 

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