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QUANTUM SPIN LIQUIDS

Singlets singled out

The state that forms at low temperatures in a quantum antiferromagnet on a kagome lattice has been debated for decades. Nuclear magnetic resonance has now shown the gradual emergence of entangled spin singlets in a disordered kagome antiferromagnet.

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Fig. 1: Three possible non-magnetic states of the quantum antiferromagnet on the kagome lattice.

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Klanjšek, M. Singlets singled out. Nat. Phys. 17, 1081–1082 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-021-01323-y

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