The origin of the G-type antiferromagnetism of RTiO3 with R = La was studied. It was clarified that the crystal field from La lifts the t 2g degeneracy at Ti 3d orbitals. It was suggested that the GdFeO 3-type distortion has a universal mechanism of controlling orbital-spin structure.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Physical Review Letters|
|Publication status||Published - 2003 Oct 17|
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- Physics and Astronomy(all)