Dynamic and thermodynamic properties of the generalized diamond chain model for azurite.


The natural mineral azurite Cu(3)(CO(3))(2)(OH)(2) is an interesting spin-1/2 quantum antiferromagnet. Recently, a generalized diamond chain model has been established as a good description of the magnetic properties of azurite with parameters placing it in a highly frustrated parameter regime. Here we explore further properties of this model for azurite… (More)
DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/23/16/164211


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