Quantum criticality in the coupled two-leg spin ladder Ba2CuTeO6

A. Glamazda, Y. S. Choi, S. H. Do, S. Lee, P. Lemmens, A. N. Ponomaryov, S. A. Zvyagin, J. Wosnitza, Dita Puspita Sari, I. Watanabe, K. Y. Choi

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We report on zero-field muon spin rotation, electron spin resonance and polarized Raman scattering measurements of the coupled quantum spin ladder Ba2CuTeO6. Zero-field muon spin rotation and electron spin resonance probes disclose a successive crossover from a paramagnetic through a spin-liquid-like into a magnetically ordered state with decreasing temperature. More significantly, the two-magnon Raman response obeys a T-linear scaling relation in its peak energy, linewidth and intensity. This critical scaling behavior presents an experimental signature of proximity to a quantum critical point from an ordered side in Ba2CuTeO6.

Original languageEnglish
JournalUnknown Journal
Publication statusPublished - 2017 May 17
Externally publishedYes

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