# Paramagnetism in the kagome compounds (Zn,Mg,Cd)Cu3(OH)6Cl2

@article{Iqbal2015ParamagnetismIT, title={Paramagnetism in the kagome compounds (Zn,Mg,Cd)Cu3(OH)6Cl2}, author={Yasir Iqbal and Harald O. Jeschke and Johannes Reuther and Roser Valent'i and Igor I. Mazin and Martin Greiter and Ronny Thomale}, journal={Physical Review B}, year={2015}, volume={92}, pages={220404} }

Frustrated magnetism on the kagome lattice has been a fertile ground for rich and fascinating physics, ranging from experimental evidence of a spin liquid to theoretical predictions of exotic superconductivity. Among experimentally realized spin-$\frac{1}{2}$ kagome magnets, herbertsmithite, kapellasite, and haydeeite [(Zn,Mg)Cu$_{3}$(OH)$_{6}$Cl$_{2}$] are all well described by a three-parameter Heisenberg model, but they exhibit distinctly different physics. We address the problem using a…

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