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The phase diagram of 2D antiferromagnets

The magnetic phase diagram of thin-layered antiferromagnets is revealed experimentally by investigating the tunnelling conductance as a function of magnetic field. A rich magnetic behaviour in CrCl3 is uncovered, from which relevant magnetic information is extracted that is not easily available with other approaches.

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Fig. 1: Magnetic state of CrCl3 as a function of applied in-plane magnetic field H.


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Valenzuela, S.O., Roche, S. The phase diagram of 2D antiferromagnets. Nat. Nanotechnol. 14, 1088–1089 (2019).

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