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Title: Topological phase transitions in frustrated magnets
Authors: Southern, BW
Peles, A
Issue Date: 31-Jul-2006
Citation: 0008-4204; CAN J PHYS, JUN-JUL 2006, vol. 84, no. 39240, p.517 to 522.
Abstract: The role of topological excitations in frustrated Heisenberg antiferromagnets between two and three spatial dimensions is considered. In particular, the antiferromagnetic Heisenberg model on a stacked triangular geometry with a finite number of layers is studied using Monte Carlo methods. A phase transition that is purely topological in nature occurs at a finite temperature for all film thicknesses. The results indicate that topological excitations are important for a complete understanding of the critical properties of the model between two and three dimensions.
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