April 6, 2020

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March 17, 2020

Metallic compound with magnetic monopoles

Breaking a magnet into two pieces, reveals a north and a south pole in each of them. Independent magnetic monopoles have been known as emergent excitations in one special class of magnetic crystals only. Researchers of the University of Augsburg together with international collaboration partners found a new flavor of magnetic monopoles in a material which is even electrically conducting.

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Dec. 11, 2019

Metal with unusual properties

A Chinese-German research cooperation involving the University of Augsburg has demonstrated properties in a metal that cannot be explained by the standard theory. The results were obtained on a special metallic compound with unusual magnetic characteristics – scientists call it magnetic frustration.  The cooperation observed a novel, “quantum critical behaviour” in the metal at very low temperatures and at high pressures and strong magnetic fields.

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Aug. 25, 2019

Kristallzucht bei 1600°C

Für seine innovativen Beiträge zur Synthese von komplexen magnetischen und stark-korrelierten Materialien ist der Augsburger EKM-Physiker Dr. Anton Jesche von der International Organization for Crystal Growth mit dem in der Kristallzüchter-Community hoch angesehenen Schieber-Preis ausgezeichnet worden.

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April 15, 2019

Anregungen magnetischer Valenzbindungen

Augsburger Physikern gelingt der experimentelle Nachweis fundamentaler Prozesse in Quanten-Spinflüssigkeiten.

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