Magnetic ordering in two-dimensional Heisenberg antiferromagnets with variable interlayer distances

Kyu Won Lee, Chang Hoon Lee, Cheol Eui Lee, J. K. Kang

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Abstract

We have investigated the finite temperature magnetic ordering in the quasi-two-dimensional Heisenberg antiferromagnetic system (CnH2n+1NH3)2MnCl4 with various chain lengths n. Our results indicate that in long-chain compounds with large interlayer distances, secondary interactions in magnitude besides the exchange interaction, such as the Ising anisotropy and the Dzyaloshinsky-Moriya interaction, play an important role in the magnetic phase transitions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-98
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Volume62
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Dec 1

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  • Condensed Matter Physics

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