An upside-down magnet

Kagome lattice materials combine a frustrated lattice with electron–electron and spin–orbit interactions. One of them, Co3Sn2S2, now reveals magnetic properties that respond in the opposite way to what is expected.

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Fig. 1: Kagome lattice materials.


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Yazyev, O.V. An upside-down magnet. Nat. Phys. 15, 424–425 (2019).

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