Quantum phase transition in quasi-one-dimensional BaRu6O12

Z. Q. Mao, T. He, M. M. Rosario, K. D. Nelson, D. Okuno, B. Ueland, I. G. Deac, P. Schiffer, Y. Liu, R. J. Cava

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Electrical and magnetic measurements on BaRu6O12 were performed. It was shown that the compound is electronically quasi-1D, with physical properties extremely sensitive to disorder. In addition, strong evidence for the existence of two ground states and an associated quantum phase transition (QPT) in this quasi-1D ruthenate was found.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number186601
Pages (from-to)186601/1-186601/4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number18
StatePublished - May 9 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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