Experiments in quantum magnetic relaxation

Javier Tejada*, Xixiang Zhang

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We present a comprehensive study of low temperature magnetic relaxation in a variety of magnetic systems. We show data for both logarithmic relaxation (many-barrier problem) and exponential decay of magnetization (single-barrier problem). Our key observation is the non-thermal character of the relaxation below a few kelvin. Our data on the exponential relaxation provide, for the first time, an opportunity for a precise comparison between theory and experiment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1815-1818
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Issue numberPART 3
StatePublished - Feb 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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