Spin Waves in Manganese Monoxide

Masahumi Kohgi, Yoshikazu Ishikawa, Isao Harada

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

32 Citations (Scopus)


The spin waves in MnO have been studied at various temperatures from 4.2 K to the Néel temperature TN of 117 K by means of neutron inelastic scattering techniques. The dispersion curves in the [001], [111] and [111] direction have been determined. Using the spin Hamiltonian with distance dependent n.n. interaction, n.n.n. interaction and dipole-dipole interaction, the spin wave theory involving magnon-magnon interaction has been developed. It has been found that the theory interprets not only the spin wave dispersion curves at 4.2 K but also its temperature dependence up to T⁄TN=0.9. The magnon density of states has been calculated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)112-122
Number of pages11
Journaljournal of the physical society of japan
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1974

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


Dive into the research topics of 'Spin Waves in Manganese Monoxide'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this