Impurity effects on a two-leg spin ladder compound SrCu2O3

M. Azuma, Y. Fujishiro, M. Takano, M. Nohara, H. Takagi, S. Ohsugi, Y. Kitaoka, R. S. Eccleston

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Nonmagnetic impurity effects on a two-leg quantum spin ladder with a large spin gap of about 400 K were investigated. Surprisingly, only a few % of impurity was found to drive the host gapless and antiferromagnetically ordered at a composition-dependent temperature below 10 K.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)655-656
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Issue numberPART 1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • Impurity effects
  • Low-dimensional systems
  • Specific heat
  • Susceptibility - DC

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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