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2014 | 126 | 1 | 242-243
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Magnetic Properties of the Spin-1 Two-Dimensional J_{1}-J_{3} Heisenberg Model on a Triangular Lattice

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Motivated by the recent experiment in NiGa_{2}S_{4}, the spin-1 Heisenberg model on a triangular lattice with the ferromagnetic nearest- and antiferromagnetic third-nearest-neighbor exchange interactions, J_{1} = -(1 - p)J and J_{3} = pJ, J > 0, is studied in the range of the parameter 0 ≤ p ≤ 1. Mori's projection operator technique is used as a method, which retains the rotation symmetry of spin components and does not anticipate any magnetic ordering. For zero temperature several phase transitions are observed. At p ≈ 0.2 the ground state is transformed from the ferromagnetic order into a disordered state, which in its turn is changed to an antiferromagnetic long-range ordered state with the incommensurate ordering vector Q' ≈ (1.16, 0) at p ≈0.31. With growing p the ordering vector moves along the line Q'-Q_{c} to the commensurate point Q_{c} = (2π/3, 0), which is reached at p = 1. The final state with the antiferromagnetic long-range order can be conceived as four interpenetrating sublattices with the 120° spin structure on each of them. Obtained results offer a satisfactory explanation for the experimental data in NiGa_{2}S_{4}.
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126
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242-243
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2014-07
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