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Title: Structure symmetry determination and magnetic evolution in Sr 2Ir 1–xRh xO 4

We use single-crystal neutron diffraction to determine the crystal structure symmetry and to study the magnetic evolution in the rhodium doped iridates Sr 2Ir 1–xRh xO 4 (0 ≤ x ≤ 0.16). Throughout this doping range, the crystal structure retains a tetragonal symmetry (space group I4 1/a) with two distinct magnetic Ir sites in the unit cell forming staggered IrO 6 rotation. Upon Rh doping, the magnetic order is suppressed and the magnetic moment of Ir4+ is reduced from 0.21 μ B/Ir for x = 0 to 0.18 μ B/Ir for x = 0.12. As a result, the magnetic structure at x = 0.12 is different from that of the parent compound while the moments remain in the basal plane.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [2] ;  [2] ;  [2] ;  [4] ;  [5]
  1. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (United States)
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  3. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (United States); Renmin Univ. of China, Beijing (China)
  4. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)
  5. Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (United States)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 92; Journal Issue: 20; Journal ID: ISSN 1098-0121
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY
OSTI Identifier:
1234351
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1226873

Ye, Feng, Wang, Xiaoping, Hoffmann, Christina, Wang, Jinchen, Chi, Songxue, Matsuda, Masaaki, Chakoumakos, Bryan C., Fernandez-Baca, Jaime A., and Cao, Gang. Structure symmetry determination and magnetic evolution in Sr2Ir1–xRhxO4. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.92.201112.
Ye, Feng, Wang, Xiaoping, Hoffmann, Christina, Wang, Jinchen, Chi, Songxue, Matsuda, Masaaki, Chakoumakos, Bryan C., Fernandez-Baca, Jaime A., & Cao, Gang. Structure symmetry determination and magnetic evolution in Sr2Ir1–xRhxO4. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.92.201112.
Ye, Feng, Wang, Xiaoping, Hoffmann, Christina, Wang, Jinchen, Chi, Songxue, Matsuda, Masaaki, Chakoumakos, Bryan C., Fernandez-Baca, Jaime A., and Cao, Gang. 2015. "Structure symmetry determination and magnetic evolution in Sr2Ir1–xRhxO4". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.92.201112. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1234351.
@article{osti_1234351,
title = {Structure symmetry determination and magnetic evolution in Sr2Ir1–xRhxO4},
author = {Ye, Feng and Wang, Xiaoping and Hoffmann, Christina and Wang, Jinchen and Chi, Songxue and Matsuda, Masaaki and Chakoumakos, Bryan C. and Fernandez-Baca, Jaime A. and Cao, Gang},
abstractNote = {We use single-crystal neutron diffraction to determine the crystal structure symmetry and to study the magnetic evolution in the rhodium doped iridates Sr2Ir1–xRhxO4 (0 ≤ x ≤ 0.16). Throughout this doping range, the crystal structure retains a tetragonal symmetry (space group I41/a) with two distinct magnetic Ir sites in the unit cell forming staggered IrO6 rotation. Upon Rh doping, the magnetic order is suppressed and the magnetic moment of Ir4+ is reduced from 0.21 μB/Ir for x = 0 to 0.18 μB/Ir for x = 0.12. As a result, the magnetic structure at x = 0.12 is different from that of the parent compound while the moments remain in the basal plane.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevB.92.201112},
journal = {Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics},
number = 20,
volume = 92,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {11}
}