Физика Низких Температур: Том 31, Выпуск 8-9 (Август 2005), c. 1020-1023    ( к оглавлению , назад )

On the discovery of magnon sidebands in insulating antiferromagnets

Robert M. White

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
E-mail: white@ece.cmu.edu

William M. Yen

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-2451, USA
E-mail: wyen@physast.uga.edu

Received February 4, 2005


In this article, we reconstruct the course of events which led to the discovery and identification of magnon sidebands in the optical spectrum of simple antiferromagnetic insulators.

75.30.Ds - Spin waves (for spin-wave resonance, see 76.50.+g)
75.50.Ee - Antiferromagnetics