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Title: Simultaneous loss of interlayer coherence and long-range magnetism in quasi-two-dimensional PdCrO2
Authors: Ghannadzadeh, S.
Licciardello, S.
Arsenijević, S.
Robinson, P.
Takatsu, H.
Katsnelson, M. I.
Hussey, N. E.
Author's alias: 高津, 浩
Issue Date: 13-Apr-2017
Publisher: Springer Nature
Journal title: Nature Communications
Volume: 8
Thesis number: 15001
Abstract: In many layered metals, coherent propagation of electronic excitations is often confined to the highly conducting planes. While strong electron correlations and/or proximity to an ordered phase are believed to be the drivers of this electron confinement, it is still not known what triggers the loss of interlayer coherence in a number of layered systems with strong magnetic fluctuations, such as cuprates. Here, we show that a definitive signature of interlayer coherence in the metallic-layered triangular antiferromagnet PdCrO2 vanishes at the Néel transition temperature. Comparison with the relevant energy scales and with the isostructural non-magnetic PdCoO2 reveals that the interlayer incoherence is driven by the growth of short-range magnetic fluctuations. This establishes a connection between long-range order and interlayer coherence in PdCrO2 and suggests that in many other low-dimensional conductors, incoherent interlayer transport also arises from the strong interaction between the (tunnelling) electrons and fluctuations of some underlying order.
Rights: © The Author(s) 2017 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article's Creative Commons license, unless indicated otherwise in the credit line; if the material is not included under the Creative Commons license, users will need to obtain permission from the license holder to reproduce the material.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2433/225251
DOI(Published Version): 10.1038/ncomms15001
PubMed ID: 28406142
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