16 February 2015

Atomic pantograph tunes magnetic ground state in a solid

A novel approach combining pulsed field optical FBG strain measurements in world-class magnets, with Density Functional based calculations to pinpoint the peculiar nanopantograph mechanism behind the magnetoelastic coupling, allows researchers to conclude that magnetic field and pressure are alternative ways to tune the quantum properties of the Shastry-Sutherland compound SrCu2(BO3)2

For more information contact Marcelo Jaime.


  • Research Area: Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Quantum Fluids and Solids
  • Research Initiatives: Materials
  • Facility / Program: Pulsed Field
  • Year: 2015
Last modified on 6 March 2015