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Title: Effects of chemical pressure on the magnetic ground states of the osmate double perovskites SrCaCoOs 6 and Ca 2CoOsO 6

The magnetic ground state in the double perovskite system Sr 2-xCa xCoOsO 6 changes from an antiferromagnet (x=0), to a spin glass (x=1), to a ferrimagnet (x=2) as the Ca content increases. Moreover, this crossover is driven by chemical pressure effects that control the relative strength of magnetic exchange interactions. The synthesis, crystal structure, and magnetism of SrCaCoOsO 6 and Ca 2CoOsO 6 are investigated and compared with Sr 2CoOsO 6. Both compounds adopt a monoclinic crystal structure with rock-salt ordering of Co 2+ and Os 6+ and a -a -b + octahedral tilting, but the average Co–O–Os bond angle evolves from 158.0(3) in SrCaCoOsO 6 to 150.54(9)° in Ca 2CoOsO 6 as the smaller Ca 2+ ion replaces Sr 2+. And while this change may seem minor, it has a profound effect on the magnetism, changing the magnetic ground state from antiferromagnetic in Sr 2CoOsO 6 (TN1=108K, T N2=70K), to a spin glass in SrCaCoOsO 6 (T f1=32K, T f2=13K), to ferrimagnetic in Ca 2CoOsO 6 (T C=145K). Finally, in the first two compounds the observation of two transitions is consistent with weak coupling between the Co and Os sublattices.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4] ;  [4] ;  [1]
  1. The Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH (United States)
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)
  3. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  4. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725; AC02-06CH11357
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 92; Journal Issue: 9; Journal ID: ISSN 1098-0121
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Spallation Neutron Source (SNS)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22); National Science Foundation (NSF)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY
OSTI Identifier:
1265814
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1222364

Morrow, Ryan, Yan, Jiaqiang, McGuire, Michael A., Freeland, John W., Haskel, Daniel, and Woodward, Patrick M.. Effects of chemical pressure on the magnetic ground states of the osmate double perovskites SrCaCoOs6 and Ca2CoOsO6. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.92.094435.
Morrow, Ryan, Yan, Jiaqiang, McGuire, Michael A., Freeland, John W., Haskel, Daniel, & Woodward, Patrick M.. Effects of chemical pressure on the magnetic ground states of the osmate double perovskites SrCaCoOs6 and Ca2CoOsO6. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.92.094435.
Morrow, Ryan, Yan, Jiaqiang, McGuire, Michael A., Freeland, John W., Haskel, Daniel, and Woodward, Patrick M.. 2015. "Effects of chemical pressure on the magnetic ground states of the osmate double perovskites SrCaCoOs6 and Ca2CoOsO6". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.92.094435. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1265814.
@article{osti_1265814,
title = {Effects of chemical pressure on the magnetic ground states of the osmate double perovskites SrCaCoOs6 and Ca2CoOsO6},
author = {Morrow, Ryan and Yan, Jiaqiang and McGuire, Michael A. and Freeland, John W. and Haskel, Daniel and Woodward, Patrick M.},
abstractNote = {The magnetic ground state in the double perovskite system Sr2-xCaxCoOsO6 changes from an antiferromagnet (x=0), to a spin glass (x=1), to a ferrimagnet (x=2) as the Ca content increases. Moreover, this crossover is driven by chemical pressure effects that control the relative strength of magnetic exchange interactions. The synthesis, crystal structure, and magnetism of SrCaCoOsO6 and Ca2CoOsO6 are investigated and compared with Sr2CoOsO6. Both compounds adopt a monoclinic crystal structure with rock-salt ordering of Co2+ and Os6+ and a-a-b+ octahedral tilting, but the average Co–O–Os bond angle evolves from 158.0(3) in SrCaCoOsO6 to 150.54(9)° in Ca2CoOsO6 as the smaller Ca2+ ion replaces Sr2+. And while this change may seem minor, it has a profound effect on the magnetism, changing the magnetic ground state from antiferromagnetic in Sr2CoOsO6 (TN1=108K, TN2=70K), to a spin glass in SrCaCoOsO6 (Tf1=32K, Tf2=13K), to ferrimagnetic in Ca2CoOsO6 (TC=145K). Finally, in the first two compounds the observation of two transitions is consistent with weak coupling between the Co and Os sublattices.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevB.92.094435},
journal = {Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics},
number = 9,
volume = 92,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {9}
}