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Herbertsmithite Crystals (8364944854)

Herbertsmithite Crystals (8364944854)

 
 
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This image depicts magnetic effects within Herbertsmithite crystals, where green regions represent higher scattering of neutrons from NIST's Multi-Angle Crystal Spectrometer (MACS). Scans of typical highly-ordered magnetic materials show only isolated spots of green, while disordered materials show uniform color over the entire sample. The in-between nature of this data shows some order within the disorder, implying the unusual magnetic effects within a spin liquid.
See also www.nist.gov/ncnr/spin-121912.cfm
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19/12/2012
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Herbertsmithite Crystals
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