Journal of Superconductivity

, Volume 8, Issue 5, pp 665–666 | Cite as

On the theory of two-magnon Raman scattering

  • Simon M. Manning
  • Feodor V. Kusmartsev


We propose a theory of two-magnon Raman scattering, taking into account magnon-phonon interactions. The theory explains the anomalous shape of the line and its temperature dependence. We show that acoustic phonons are responsible for the asymmentry of the line,i.e. the low and high energy tails, as well as the temperature dependence. On the other hand, the width of the peak is determined by a magnon-vibron interaction, where the vibron is created between nearest-neighbour spin-flips.

Key words

Cuprates Raman two-magnon scattering magnons phonons 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Simon M. Manning
    • 1
  • Feodor V. Kusmartsev
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Solid State PhysicsUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan
  2. 2.L. D. Landau Institute for Theoretical PhysicsMoscowRussia

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