Reference : Spin-wave dynamics in the helimagnet FeGe studied by small-angle neutron scattering
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Spin-wave dynamics in the helimagnet FeGe studied by small-angle neutron scattering
Siegfried, S.-A. [> >]
Sukhanov, A. S. [> >]
Altynbaev, E. V. [> >]
Honecker, Dirk mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC) > Physics and Materials Science Research Unit]
Heinemann, A. [> >]
Tsvyashchenko, A. V. [> >]
Grigoriev, S. V. [> >]
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[en] We have studied the spin-wave stiffness of the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya helimagnet FeGe in a temperature
range from 225 K up to TC ≈ 278.7 K by small-angle neutron scattering. The method we have used is
based on [Grigoriev et al., Phys. Rev. B 92, 220415(R) (2015)] and was extended here for the application
in polycrystalline samples. We confirm the validity of the anisotropic spin-wave dispersion for FeGe caused by
the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction. We have shown that the spin-wave stiffness A for the FeGe helimagnet
decreases with a temperature as A(T ) = 194[1 − 0.7(T/TC)4.2] meV °A2. The finite value of the spin-wave
stiffness A = 58 meV °A2 at TC classifies the order-disorder phase transition in FeGe as being the first-order one.

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