Publications and Reports

Georgia Tech Publications (* = lab member)

44. Z. L Dun*, M. J. Daum*, R. Baral, H. B. Cao, Y. Liu, J. A. Rodriguez-Rivera, H. E. Fischer, E. S. Choi, Q. Huang, H. D. Zhou, M. Mourigal*, B. Frandsen, Neutron scattering investigations of proposed Kosterlitz-Thouless transitions in transverse-field Ising model triangular lattice antiferromagnet TmMgGaO4.
Submitted (November 2020). [arXiv:2011.00541]

43. M. J. Daum*, A. Ramanathan, A. I. Kolesnikov, S. Calder, M. Mourigal*, H. S. La Pierre, Collective excitations in the tetravalent lanthanide honeycomb antiferromagnet, Na2PrO3.
Submitted (October 2020). [arXiv:2010.06741]

42. Z. L. Dun*, X. Bai*, M. B. Stone, H. D. Zhou, M. Mourigal*, Effective point-charge analysis of crystal electric fields -- application to rare earth pyrochlores and tripod kagome magnets R3Mg2Sb3O14.
Submitted (April 2020). [arXiv:2004.10957]

41. J. A. M. Paddison, P. Mukherjee, X. Bai*, Z. L. Dun*, C. R. Wiebe, H. Zhou, J. S. Gardner, M. Mourigal*, S. E. Dutton, Modeling Spin Dynamics in the Singlet Ground State Garnet Ho3Ga5O12.
Submitted (August 2019). [arXiv:1908.03530]

40. X. Bai*, S.-S. Zhang, Z. L. Dun*, H. Zhang, Q. Huang, H. D. Zhou, M. B. Stone, A. I. Kolesnikov, F. Ye, C. D. Batista, M. Mourigal*, Hybridized quadrupolar excitations in the frustrated and spin-anisotropic magnet FeI2.
Nature Physics, In Press (November 2020). [arXiv:2004.05623]

39. X. Gui, T.-R. Chang, K. Wei, M. J. Daum*, D. E. Graf, R. E. Baumbach, M. Mourigal*, and W. Xie, A Novel Magnetic Material by Design: Observation of Yb3+ with Spin-1/2 and Possible Superconducting Trace in YbxPt5P. ACS Central Science, In press (2020) [PDF, arXiv:2006.11891].

38. Y. Jiang, J. Wang, T. Zhao, Z. L. Dun*, Q. Huang, X. S. Wu, M. Mourigal*, H. D. Zhou, W. Pan, M. Ozerov, D. Smirnov, Z. Jiang, Unraveling the Topological Phase of ZrTe5 via Magneto-infrared Spectroscopy.
Physical Review Letters 125, 046403 (2020) [PDF, arXiv:2003.13500].

37. Z. Wang, H. Ying, W. Chern, S. Yu, M. Mourigal*, J. D. Cressler, Asif I. Khan, Cryogenic characterization of a ferroelectric field-effect-transistor. Applied Physics Letters 116, 042902 (2020) [PDF].

36. W. Wan, N. B. Christensen, A. W. Sandvik, P. Tregenna-Piggott, G. J. Nilsen, M. Mourigal*, T. G. Perring, C. D. Frost, D.F. McMorrow, H.M. Rønnow, Temperature dependence of the (π,0) anomaly in the excitation spectrum of the 2D quantum Heisenberg antiferromagnet.
Journal of Physics Condensed Matter 32, 374007 (2020) [PDF, arXiv:1912.01364].

35. N. Jiang, X. Bai*, J. Bacsa, M. Mourigal*, H. S. La Pierre, Synthesis and magneto-structural characterization of Yb3(OH)7SO41.5H2O: a frustrated quantum magnet with tunable stacking disorder.
Inorganic Chemistry 58, 10417-10423 (2019) [PDF].

34. R. Rawl, L. Ge*, Z. Lu, Z. Evenson, C. R. Dela Cruz, Q. Huang, M. Lee, E. S. Choi, M. Mourigal, H. D. Zhou, and J. Ma, Ba8MnNb6O24: a model two-dimensional spin-5/2 triangular lattice antiferromagnet.
Physical Review Materials 3, 054412 (2019) [PDF, arXiv:1905.01049].

33. Z. L. Dun*, X. Bai*, J. A. M. Paddison*, E. Hollingworth*, N. Butch, C. D. Cruz, M. B. Stone, T. Hong, F.Demmel, M. Mourigal*, and H. D. Zhou, Quantum Versus Classical Spin Fragmentation in Dipolar Kagome Ice Ho3Mg2Sb3O14.
Physical Review X 10, 031069 (2020). [PDF, arXiv:1912.11229]

32. X. Bai*, J. A. M. Paddison*, E. Kapit, S. M. Koohpayeh, J.-J. Wen, S. E. Dutton, A. T. Savici, A. I. Kolesnikov, G. E. Granroth, C. L. Broholm, J. T. Chalker, M. Mourigal*, Magnetic excitations of the classical spin liquid MgCr2O4.
Physical Review Letters 112, 097201 (2019). [PDF, arXiv:1810.11869]

31. J. Schlappa, U. Kumar, K. J. Zhou, S. Singh, M. Mourigal*, V. N. Strocov, A. Revcolevschi, L. Patthey, H. M. Rønnow, S. Johnston, and T. Schmitt, Direct observation of multi-spinon excitations outside of the two-spinon continuum in the antiferromagnetic spin chain cuprate Sr2CuO3 .
Nature Communications 9, 5394 (2018). [PDF, arXiv:1806.04081]

30. H. Ying, J. Dark, A. P. Omprakash, B. R. Wier, L. Ge*, U. Raghunathan, N. E. Lourenco, Z. E. Fleetwood, M. Mourigal*, D. Davidovic, and J. D. Cressler, Collector Transport in SiGe HBTs Operating at Cryogenic Temperatures .
IEEE Trans. on Electron Devices 65, 3697 (2018). [PDF]

29. M. Mourigal*, The two faces of a magnetic honeycomb. (News and Views).
Nature 554, 307-308 (2018). [PDF]

28. J. R. Chamorro, L. Ge*, J. Flynn, M. A. Subramanian, M. Mourigal, and T. M. McQueen, Frustrated spin one on a diamond lattice.
Phys. Rev. Materials 2, 034404 (2018). Editors' Suggestion. [PDF, arXiv:1701.06674]

27. N. Blanc, J. Trinh, L. Dong, X. Bai*, A. A. Aczel, M. Mourigal*, L. Balents, T. Siegrist, and A. P. Ramirez, Quantum Criticality Among Entangled Spin Chains.
Nature Physics, 14, 273-276 (2018). [PDF]

26. J. Leiner, Joosung Oh, A. I. Kolesnikov, M. B. Stone, Manh Duc Le, E. P. Kenny, B. J. Powell, M. Mourigal*, E. E. Gordon, M.-H. Whangbo, J.-W. Kim, S.-W. Cheong, and Je-Geun Park. Magnetic excitations of the Cu2+ quantum spin chain in Sr3CuPtO6.
Physical Review B 97, 104426 (2018). [PDF, arXiv:1709.04100]

25. X. Zhang, F. Mahmood, M. Daum*, Z. L. Dun, J. A. M. Paddison*, N. J. Laurita, T. Hong, H. D. Zhou, N. P. Armitage, and M. Mourigal*. Hierarchy of exchange interactions in the triangular-lattice spin-liquid YbMgGaO4
Physical Review X 8, 031001 (2018). [PDF, arXiv:1708.07503]

24. N. Hassan, S. Cunningham, M. Mourigal*, E. I. Zhilyaeva, S. Turunova, R. N. Lyubovskaya, and N. Drichko. Evidence for a quantum dipole liquid state in an organic quasi-two-dimensional material.
Science, 360, 1101-1104 (2018). [PDF, arXiv:1704.04482, Perspective Article]

23. Y. Kamiya, L. Ge*, Tao Hong, Y. Qiu, D. L. Quintero-Castro, Z. Lu, H. B. Cao, M. Matsuda, C. D. Batista, M. Mourigal*, H. D. Zhou, and J. Ma. The nature of spin excitations in the one-third magnetization plateau phase of Ba3CoSb2O9.
Nature Communications 9, 2666 (2018). [PDF, arXiv:1701.07971]

22. D. Davidovic, H. Ying, J. Dark, B. R. Wier, L. Ge*, N. E. Lourenco, A. P. Omprakash, M. Mourigal*, and J. D. Cressler. Tunneling, current gain, and transconductance in silicon-germanium heterojunction bipolar transistors operating at milliKelvin temperatures.
Physical Review Applied, 8, 024015 (2017). [PDF]

21. L. Ge*, J. Flynn, J. A. M. Paddison*, M. B. Stone, S. Calder, M. A. Subramanian, A. P. Ramirez, M. Mourigal*. Spin order and dynamics in the diamond-lattice Heisenberg antiferromagnets CuRh2O4 and CoRh2O4.
Physical Review B 96, 064413 (2017). Editors' Suggestion. [PDF, arXiv:1706.05881]

20. R. Rawl, L. Ge*, H. Agrawal, Y. Kamiya, C. R. Dela Cruz, N. P. Butch, X. F. Sun, M. Lee, E. S. Choi, J. Oitmaa, C. Batista, M. Mourigal*, H. D. Zhou, and J. Ma. Ba8CoNb6O24: a spin-1/2 triangular-lattice Heisenberg antiferromagnet in the 2D limit.
Physical Review B 95, 060412 (2017). [PDF, arXiv:1612.04117]

19. J. A. M. Paddison*, M. Daum*, Z. L. Dun, G. Ehlers, Y. Liu, M. B. Stone, H. D. Zhou, and M. Mourigal*. Continuous excitations of the triangular-lattice quantum spin liquid YbMgGaO4.
Nature Physics 13, 117-122 (2017). [PDF, arXiv:1607.03231] Press: [GT,ORNL]

18. H. Ying, B. R. Wier, J. Dark, N. E. Lourenco, L. Ge*, A. P. Omprakash, M. Mourigal*, D. Davidovic, and J. D. Cressler. Operation of SiGe HBTs down to 70 mK.
IEEE Electron Device Letters 38, 12-15 (2017). [PDF]

17. J. A. M. Paddison*, H. S. Ong, J. O. Hamp, P. Mukherjee, X. Bai*, M. G. Tucker, N. P. Butch, C. Castelnovo, M. Mourigal*, and S. E. Dutton. Emergent Order in the Kagome Ising Magnet Dy3Mg2Sb3O14.
Nature Communications, 7, 13842 (2016). [PDF, arXiv:1605.01423] Press: [GT]

Previous Publications

16. A. M. Fry-Petit, A. F. Rebola, M. Mourigal, M. Valentine, N. Drichko, J. P. Sheckelton, C. J. Fennie, and T. M. McQueen. Direct assignment of molecular vibrations via normal mode analysis of the neutron dynamic pair distribution function technique.
Journal of Chemical Physics 143, 124201 (2015). [PDF]

15. D. E. MacLaughlin, O. O. Bernal, Lei Shu, Jun Ishikawa, Yosuke Matsumoto, J.-J. Wen, M. Mourigal, C. Stock, G. Ehlers, C. L. Broholm, Yo Machida, Kenta Kimura, Satoru Nakatsuji, Yasuyuki Shimura, and Toshiro Sakakibara. Unstable spin-ice order in the stuffed metallic pyrochlore Pr2+xIr2−xO7−δ.
Physical Review B 92, 054432 (2015). Editors' Suggestion. [PDF, arXiv:1508.02683]

14. M. Mourigal, Shan Wu, M. B. Stone, J. R. Neilson, J. M. Carron, T .M. McQueen, and C. L. Broholm.
Block magnetic excitations in the orbitally selective Mott insulator BaFe2Se3.
Physical Review Letters 115, 047401 (2015). [PDF, arXiv:1411.3337]

13. M. Valentine, S. M. Koohpayeh, M. Mourigal, T. M. McQueen, C. L. Broholm, N. Drichko, S. Dutton, R. J. Cava, T. Birol, H. Das, and C. J. Fennie.
Raman study of magnetic excitations and magneto-elastic coupling in SrCr2O4.
Physical Review B 91, 144411 (2015). [PDF, arXiv:1404.0355]

12. B. Dalla Piazza, M. Mourigal, N. B. Christensen, G. J. Nilsen, P. Tregenna-Piggott, T. G. Perring, M. Enderle, D. F. McMorrow, D. A. Ivanov, and H. M. Rønnow.
Fractional excitations in the square-lattice quantum antiferromagnet.
Nature Physics 11, 62-68 (2015). [PDF, arXiv:1501.01767]

11. M. Mourigal, W. T. Fuhrman, J. P. Sheckelton, A. Wartelle, J. A. Rodriguez-Rivera, D. L. Abernathy, T. M. McQueen, and C. L. Broholm. Molecular quantum magnetism in LiZn2Mo3O8.
Physical Review Letters 112, 027202 (2014). [PDF, arXiv:1309.1165]

10. S. M. Koohpayeh, J.-J. Wen, M. Mourigal, S. Dutton, R. J. Cava, C. L. Broholm, and T. M. McQueen.
Optical floating zone crystal growth and magnetic properties of MgCr2O4.
Journal of Crystal Growth 384, 39-43 (2013). [PDF]

9. M. Mourigal, W.T. Fuhrman, A. L. Chernyshev, and M. E. Zhitomirsky.
Dynamical structure factor of triangular lattice antiferromagnet.
Physical Review B 88, 094407 (2013). [PDF, arXiv:1306.1231]

8. M. Mourigal, M. Enderle, A. Klopperpieper, J.-S. Caux, A. Stunault, and H. M. Rønnow.
Fractional spinon excitations in the quantum Heisenberg antiferromagnetic chain.
Nature Physics 9, 435-441 (2013). [PDF, arXiv:1306.4678]

7. M. Mourigal, M. Enderle, B. Fåk, R.K. Kremer, J.M. Law, A. Schneidewind, A. Hiess, and A. Prokofiev.
Evidence of a bond-nematic phase in LiCuVO4.
Physical Review Letters 109, 027203 (2012). [PDF, arXiv:1206.2972]

6. W. T. Fuhrman, M. Mourigal, M.E. Zhitomirsky, and A.L. Chernyshev.
Dynamical structure factor of quasi-2D antiferromagnet in high fields.
Physical Review B 85,184405 (2012). [PDF, arXiv:1203.1621]

5. S. E. Dutton, M. Kumar, M. Mourigal, Z.G. Soos, J.-J. Wen, C. L. Broholm, N. H. Andersen, Q. Huang, M. Zbiri, R. Toft-Petersen, and R. J. Cava.
Quantum spin liquid in frustrated one dimensional LiCuSbO4.
Physical Review Letters 108, 187206 (2012). [PDF, arXiv:1109.4061]

4. J. Schlappa, K. Wohlfeld, K. Zhou, M. Mourigal, M. Haverkort, V. Strocov, L. Hozoi, C. Monney, S. Nishimoto, S. Singh, A. Revcolevschi, J.-S. Caux, L. Patthey, H.M. Rønnow, J.v.d.Brink, and T. Schmitt.
Spin-orbital separation in the quasi 1D Mott-insulator Sr2CuO3.
Nature 485, 82-85 (2012). [PDF, arXiv:1205.1954]

3. B. Dalla Piazza, M. Mourigal, M. Guarise, H. Berger, T. Schmitt, M. Grioni, and H. M. Rønnow.
Unified quantitative model for magnetic and electronic spectra of the undoped cuprates.
Physical Review B 85, 100508 (2012). Rapid Communication. [PDF, arXiv:1104.4224]

2. M. Mourigal, M. Enderle, R. K. Kremer, J. M. Law, and B. Fåk.
Ferroelectricity from spin supercurrents in LiCuVO4.
Physical Review B 83, 100409 (2011). Rapid Communication. Editors' Suggestion. [PDF, arXiv:1103.4319]

1. M. Mourigal, M. E. Zhitomirsky, and A. L. Chernyshev.
Field-induced decay dynamics in square-lattice antiferromagnets.
Physical Review B 82, 144402 (2010). [PDF, arXiv:1006.4838]

Thesis and reports

4. L. Ge
Versatile spin-wave approaches to the spin dynamics of transition-metal insulators.
PhD Thesis, Georgia Institute of Technology (2020). [PDF]

3. X. Bai
Neutron scattering and quantitative modeling of magnetic excitations in frustrated magnets.
PhD Thesis, Georgia Institute of Technology (2019). [PDF]

2. M. Mourigal.
Order and dynamics of model quantum antiferromagnets.
PhD Thesis, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (2011). [PDF]

1. M. Mourigal.
Effect of magnetic field on dynamics of antiferromagnets.
Master Thesis, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (2008). [PDF]