Transverse field Ising ferromagnetism in Mn 12-acetate-MeOH

P. Subedi, A. D. Kent, Bo Wen, M. P. Sarachik, Y. Yeshurun, A. J. Millis, S. Mukherjee, G. Christou

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We report measurements of the magnetic susceptibility of single crystals of Mn 12-acetate-MeOH, a newly-synthesized high-symmetry variant of the original single molecule magnet Mn 12-acetate. A comparison of these data to theory and to data for the Mn 12-acetate material shows that Mn 12-acetate-MeOH is a realization of a transverse-field Ising ferromagnet in contrast to the original Mn 12-acetate material, in which solvent disorder leads to effects attributed to random-field Ising ferromagnetism.

Original languageEnglish
Article number134441
JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Issue number13
StatePublished - 24 Apr 2012


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