Rod motifs in neutron scattering in spin ice

  title={Rod motifs in neutron scattering in spin ice},
  author={Claudio Castelnovo and Roderich Moessner},
  journal={Physical Review B},
Neutron scattering is a technique of choice to study magnetic correlations in real materials. Discerning topological contributions therein is, however, a tall order. Bow-tie features are a notable exception in that they provide a diagnostic of topological magnetism. Accordingly, the fate of bow ties is remarkably universal. The authors explain why they blur into characteristic rod-like features in a number of pyrochlore oxides. They find that these rods do not indicate correlations of reduced… 
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