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Title: Long-Range Magnetic Order in Hydroxide-Layer-Doped (Li{sub 1-x-y}Fe{sub x}Mn{sub y}OD)FeSe.

Abstract

The (Li1-xFexOH)FeSe superconductor has been suspected of exhibiting long-range magnetic ordering due to Fe substitution in the LiOH layer. However, no direct observation such as magnetic reflection from neutron diffraction has been reported. Here, we use a chemical design strategy to manipulate the doping level of transition metals in the LiOH layer to tune the magnetic properties of the (Li1-x-yFexMnyOD)FeSe system. We find Mn doping exclusively replaces Li in the hydroxide layer resulting in enhanced magnetization in the (Li0.876Fe0.062Mn0.062OD)FeSe superconductor without significantly altering the superconducting behavior as resolved by magnetic susceptibility and electrical/thermal transport measurements. As a result, long-range magnetic ordering was observed below 12 K with neutron diffraction measurements. This work has implications for the design of magnetic superconductors for the fundamental understanding of superconductivity and magnetism in the iron chalcogenide system as well as exploitation as functional materials for next-generation devices.

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Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science - Office of Basic Energy Sciences - Materials Sciences and Engineering Division; National Science Foundation (NSF); Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) - Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR); Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation; National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1606363
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1604230
Grant/Contract Number:  
[AC02-06CH11357]
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review Materials
Additional Journal Information:
[ Journal Volume: 4; Journal Issue: 3]
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Wilfong, Brandon, Zhou, Xiuquan, Zheng, Huafei, Babra, Navneeth, Brown, Craig M., Lynn, Jeffrey W., Taddei, Keith M., Paglione, Johnpierre, and Rodriguez, Efrain E. Long-Range Magnetic Order in Hydroxide-Layer-Doped (Li{sub 1-x-y}Fe{sub x}Mn{sub y}OD)FeSe.. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.4.034803.
Wilfong, Brandon, Zhou, Xiuquan, Zheng, Huafei, Babra, Navneeth, Brown, Craig M., Lynn, Jeffrey W., Taddei, Keith M., Paglione, Johnpierre, & Rodriguez, Efrain E. Long-Range Magnetic Order in Hydroxide-Layer-Doped (Li{sub 1-x-y}Fe{sub x}Mn{sub y}OD)FeSe.. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.4.034803.
Wilfong, Brandon, Zhou, Xiuquan, Zheng, Huafei, Babra, Navneeth, Brown, Craig M., Lynn, Jeffrey W., Taddei, Keith M., Paglione, Johnpierre, and Rodriguez, Efrain E. Wed . "Long-Range Magnetic Order in Hydroxide-Layer-Doped (Li{sub 1-x-y}Fe{sub x}Mn{sub y}OD)FeSe.". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.4.034803.
@article{osti_1606363,
title = {Long-Range Magnetic Order in Hydroxide-Layer-Doped (Li{sub 1-x-y}Fe{sub x}Mn{sub y}OD)FeSe.},
author = {Wilfong, Brandon and Zhou, Xiuquan and Zheng, Huafei and Babra, Navneeth and Brown, Craig M. and Lynn, Jeffrey W. and Taddei, Keith M. and Paglione, Johnpierre and Rodriguez, Efrain E.},
abstractNote = {The (Li1-xFexOH)FeSe superconductor has been suspected of exhibiting long-range magnetic ordering due to Fe substitution in the LiOH layer. However, no direct observation such as magnetic reflection from neutron diffraction has been reported. Here, we use a chemical design strategy to manipulate the doping level of transition metals in the LiOH layer to tune the magnetic properties of the (Li1-x-yFexMnyOD)FeSe system. We find Mn doping exclusively replaces Li in the hydroxide layer resulting in enhanced magnetization in the (Li0.876Fe0.062Mn0.062OD)FeSe superconductor without significantly altering the superconducting behavior as resolved by magnetic susceptibility and electrical/thermal transport measurements. As a result, long-range magnetic ordering was observed below 12 K with neutron diffraction measurements. This work has implications for the design of magnetic superconductors for the fundamental understanding of superconductivity and magnetism in the iron chalcogenide system as well as exploitation as functional materials for next-generation devices.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.4.034803},
journal = {Physical Review Materials},
number = [3],
volume = [4],
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {3}
}

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