Exotic properties of unidimensional atoms' chain
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 @ 23:20:36 EDT
Topic: Science

Scientists find surprising magnetic excitations in a metallic compound

In this bulk metallic compound, we unexpectedly found one-dimensional magnetic excitations that are typical of insulating materials whose main source of magnetism is the spin of its electrons," said physicist Igor Zaliznyak, who led the research at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory. "Our new understanding of how spinons contribute to the magnetism of an orbital-dominated system could potentially lead to the development of technologies that make use of orbital magnetism—for example, quantum computing components such as magnetic data processing and storage devices.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2016-06-scientists-magnetic-metallic-compound.html#jCp

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