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|Title: ||Magnetic fluctuations and correlations in MnSi: Evidence for a chiral skyrmion spin liquid phase|
|Authors: ||Pappas, C|
|Keywords: ||Neutron Diffraction|
|Issue Date: ||20-Jun-2011|
|Publisher: ||American Physical Society|
|Citation: ||Pappas, C., Lelievre-Berna, E., Bentley, P., Falus, P., Fouquet, P., Farago, B. (2011). Magnetic fluctuations and correlations in MnSi: Evidence for a chiral skyrmion spin liquid phase. Physical Review B, 83(22), Art. No. 224405. doi.10.1103/PhysRevB.83.224405|
|Abstract: ||We present a comprehensive analysis of high-resolution neutron scattering data involving neutron spin echo spectroscopy and spherical polarimetry, which confirm the first-order nature of the helical transition in MnSi. The experiments reveal the existence of a totally chiral dynamic phase in a very narrow temperature range above T-C. This unconventional magnetic short-range order has a topology similar to that of a skyrmion liquid or the blue phases of liquid crystals. © 2011, American Chemical Society.|
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