# Topology and Geometry of Spin Origami.

@article{Roychowdhury2018TopologyAG, title={Topology and Geometry of Spin Origami.}, author={Krishanu Roychowdhury and D. Zeb Rocklin and Michael J. Lawler}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2018}, volume={121 17}, pages={ 177201 } }

Kagome antiferromagnets are known to be highly frustrated and degenerate when they possess simple, isotropic interactions. We consider the entire class of these magnets when their interactions are spatially anisotropic. We do so by identifying a certain class of systems whose degenerate ground states can be mapped onto the folding motions of a generalized "spin origami" two-dimensional mechanical sheet. Some such anisotropic spin systems, including Cs_{2}ZrCu_{3}F_{12}, map onto flat origami…

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