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Title: Orbital structure and magnetic ordering in stoichiometric and doped crednerite CuMnO 2
Authors: Ushakov, A. V.
Streltsov, S. V.
Khomskii, D. I.
Issue Date: 2014
Citation: Ushakov A. V. Orbital structure and magnetic ordering in stoichiometric and doped crednerite CuMnO 2 / A. V. Ushakov, S. V. Streltsov, D. I. Khomskii. — DOI 10.1103/PhysRevB.89.024406 // Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. — 2014. — Vol. 89. — Iss. 2. — 024406.
Abstract: The exchange interactions and magnetic structure in layered system CuMnO2 (mineral crednerite) and in nonstoichiometric system Cu1.04Mn0.96O2, with triangular layers distorted due to orbital ordering of the Mn3+ ions, are studied by ab initio band-structure calculations, which were performed within the GGA + U approximation. The exchange interaction parameters for the Heisenberg model within the Mn planes and between the Mn planes are estimated. We explain the observed in-plane magnetic structure by the dominant mechanism of the direct d-d exchange between neighboring Mn ions. The superexchange via O ions, with 90â̂̃ Mn-O-Mn bonds, plays a less important role for the in-plane exchange. The interlayer coupling is largely dominated by one exchange path between the half-filled 3z2-r2 orbitals of Mn3+. The change of interlayer coupling from antiferromagnetic in pure CuMnO2 to ferromagnetic in doped material is also explained by our calculations. © 2014 American Physical Society.
Access: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
SCOPUS ID: 84892913396
PURE ID: 306503
ISSN: 10980121
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.89.024406
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