Multi-frequency ESR in the S = 1/2 frustrated chain compound LiCuVO 4

Takahito Fujita, Masayuki Hagiwara, Hironori Yamaguchi, Shojiro Kimura, Leonid E. Svistov, Alexander I. Smirnov, Andrey Prokofiev

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We have performed multi-frequency electron spin resonance (ESR) measurements in magnetic fields H of up to 14 T on single crystals of LiCuVO4 that is regarded as the spin 1/2 quasi-one dimensional magnet with a ferromagnetic nearest neighbor and an antiferromagnetic next nearest neighbor exchange interactions. We have found a low energy excitation mode above about 8 T for H∥a and H∥b where a collinear spin-modulated structure was observed by NMR in addition to two excitation ESR modes observed in all the field directions up to 14 T.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberSB029
Journaljournal of the physical society of japan
Issue numberSUPPL.B
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Sep


  • ESR
  • Frustration
  • High magnetic fields
  • Multiferroics
  • Quantum spin systems

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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