Neutron Laue Diffraction Study on the Magnetic Phase Diagram of MultiferroicMnWO4under Pulsed High Magnetic Fields Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • We have combined time-of-flight neutron Laue diffraction and pulsed high magnetic fields at the Spallation Neutron Source to study the phase diagram of the multiferroic material MnWO(4). The control of the field-pulse timing enabled an exploration of magnetic Bragg scattering through the time dependence of both the neutron wavelength and the pulsed magnetic field. This allowed us to observe several magnetic Bragg peaks in different field-induced phases of MnWO(4) with a single instrument configuration. These phases were not previously amenable to neutron diffraction studies due to the large fields involved.

authors

  • Nojiri, H
  • Yoshii, S
  • Yasui, M
  • Okada, K
  • Matsuda, M
  • Jung, J-S
  • Kimura, T
  • Santodonato, L
  • Granroth, GE
  • Ross, KA
  • Carlo, JP
  • Gaulin, Bruce D

publication date

  • June 10, 2011