Low dimensionalization of magnetic ordering in S r2 v O4 by hydride ion substitution

Joonho Bang, Satoru Matsuishi, Sachiko Maki, Jun Ichi Yamaura, Masatoshi Hiraishi, Soshi Takeshita, Ichihiro Yamauchi, Kenji M. Kojima, Hideo Hosono

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Substitution of an oxygen anion with a hydrogen anion induced the low dimensionalization of magnetic ordering in a transition metal oxide Sr2VO4. Upon increasing x up to ∼1 in Sr2VO4-xHx, the hydride ions were ordered linearly, and the magnetic susceptibility was simultaneously suppressed. It was found that this suppression was attributed to the formation of a quasi-one-dimensional antiferromagnetic spin chain, maintaining that each of the vanadium cations is two-dimensionally bridged by hydride and oxide ions. Density functional theory calculations demonstrate that the quasi-one-dimensional property is caused by much enhanced anisotropic exchange couplings (J1/J2∼6) originating from the absence of π bonding between H1s and V3d orbitals. Utilizing a hydride ion that has an ionic radius similar to an oxygen anion and only one energetically available orbital of 1s is a different approach to realization of magnetic low dimensionalization in 3d early transition metal oxides.

Original languageEnglish
Article number064414
JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Aug 11
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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