Relation between Kitaev magnetism and structure in $\alpha$-RuCl$_3$

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Glamazda, A.; Lemmens, P.; Do, S. -H.; Kwon, Y. S.; Choi, K. -Y.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.95.174429
  • Subject: Condensed Matter - Strongly Correlated Electrons
    arxiv: Condensed Matter::Strongly Correlated Electrons | Condensed Matter::Materials Science

Raman scattering has been employed to investigate lattice and magnetic excitations of the honeycomb Kitaev material $\alpha$-RuCl$_3$ and its Heisenberg counterpart CrCl$_3$. Our phonon Raman spectra give evidence for a first-order structural transition from a monoclini... View more
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