Computational sleuthing confirms first 3D quantum spin liquid

Computational sleuthing confirms first 3D quantum spin liquid

A 3D representation of the spin-excitation continuum—a possible hallmark of a quantum spin liquid—observed in 2019 in a single crystal sample of cerium zirconium pyrochlore. Credit: Tong Chen/Rice University Computational detective work by U.S. and German physicists has confirmed that cerium zirconium pyrochlore is a 3D quantum spin liquid. Despite the name, quantum spin liquids …

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