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Magnetic nematicity

A debated origin

Different experimental studies based on nuclear magnetic resonance and inelastic neutron scattering reach opposing conclusions regarding the origin of magnetic nematicity in iron chalcogenides.

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Figure 1: Heuristic illustration of the SDW, the nematic and paramagnetic phases on a square lattice.


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Vaknin, D. A debated origin. Nature Mater 15, 131–132 (2016).

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