Spin-glass state and reversed magnetic anisotropy induced by Cr doping in the Kitaev magnet α−RuCl3

@article{Bastien2019SpinglassSA,
  title={Spin-glass state and reversed magnetic anisotropy induced by Cr doping in the Kitaev magnet 
$\alpha$−RuCl3},
  author={G{\"a}el Bastien and M. Roslova and Mukesh K. Mehlawat and Jens Hunger and Anna Isaeva and Thomas Doert and Matthias Vojta and Bernd Buchner and Anja U. B. Wolter},
  journal={Physical Review B},
  year={2019}
}
In the presence of strong spin-orbit coupling, honeycomb-layered magnetic materials host a particular type of magnetic interactions known as Kitaev interactions. These are predicted to lead to a topological quantum spin liquid ground state. The material $\ensuremath{\alpha}$-RuCl${}_{3}$ is considered to be close to this Kitaev spin liquid state. Here, the authors discuss the effect of the partial substitution of ruthenium ions in $\ensuremath{\alpha}$-RuCl${}_{3}$ by magnetic chromium ions… 

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