Two-Magnon Pairing Effects on the Optical Spectra of Antiferromagnets

  • M. F. Thorpe
  • R. J. Elliott
Conference paper


Recent experiments with light have made it possible to observe the interaction between pairs of magnons in antiferromagnets. We show that these interactions produce large effects on the observed spectra of RbMnF3 and CoF2.


Green Function Raman Active Mode Detailed Interaction Exact Ground State Spin Deviation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. F. Thorpe
    • 1
  • R. J. Elliott
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Theoretical PhysicsOxfordEngland

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