Spin cluster theory of light scattering in insulating spin glasses

A. Khater, M. G. Cottam

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A theory is developed for the Raman scattering of light from insulating spin glasses, and other disordered magnetic systems, that can be represented by a distribution of non-interacting spin clusters. The scattering cross section is expressed in terms of a dynamical magnetic susceptibility for the relaxation modes of the spin clusters, and the corresponding spectral lineshape is calculated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-56
Number of pages4
JournalSolid State Communications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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