Ultra-robust high-field magnetization plateau and supersolidity in bond-frustrated MnCr2S4

@article{Tsurkan2017UltrarobustHM,
  title={Ultra-robust high-field magnetization plateau and supersolidity in bond-frustrated MnCr2S4},
  author={V. Tsurkan and S. Zherlitsyn and L. Prodan and V. Felea and Pham Thanh Cong and Yu. V. Skourski and Zhe Wang and Joachim Deisenhofer and H.-A. Krug von Nidda and J. Wosnitza and Alois Loidl},
  journal={Science Advances},
  year={2017},
  volume={3}
}
High magnetic field studies in MnCr2S4 reveal an extended magnetization plateau and the realization of supersolid phase. Frustrated magnets provide a promising avenue for realizing exotic quantum states of matter, such as spin liquids and spin ice or complex spin molecules. Under an external magnetic field, frustrated magnets can exhibit fractional magnetization plateaus related to definite spin patterns stabilized by field-induced lattice distortions. Magnetization and ultrasound experiments… Expand
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