Applied Magnetic Resonance

, Volume 50, Issue 9, pp 1059–1065 | Cite as

Development of High-Field and High-Pressure ESR System and Application to Triangular Antiferromagnet \(\hbox {CsCuCl}_{3}\)

  • Ryosuke Okuto
  • Eito Ohki
  • Takahiro SakuraiEmail author
  • Keigo Hijii
  • Hideyuki Takahashi
  • Eiji Ohmichi
  • Susumu Okubo
  • Hitoshi Ohta
  • Yoshiya Uwatoko
  • Hidekazu Tanaka
Original Paper


We have developed a new hybrid-type pressure cell for the high-pressure and high-field electron spin resonance (ESR) measurement using a widely used Oxford 15 T superconducting magnet with the variable temperature insert (VTI). The size of the pressure cell was optimized and a probe was also specially designed so as to be fitted to the VTI. We confirmed that the new pressure cell can generate the pressure up to at least 2.0 GPa repeatedly. Using this new ESR system, high-pressure and high-field ESR measurement was performed on the triangular antiferromagnet \(\hbox {CsCuCl}_{3}\) for \(H \parallel c\) at 4.2 K in the frequency region 60 GHz–420 GHz. We succeeded in observing the significant pressure effect of this compound. Moreover, a new ESR mode which is expected to correspond to the 1/3 magnetization plateau was observed at 0.80 GPa.



This research was partially supported by Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) (No. 16K05416) from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryosuke Okuto
    • 1
  • Eito Ohki
    • 1
  • Takahiro Sakurai
    • 2
    Email author
  • Keigo Hijii
    • 3
  • Hideyuki Takahashi
    • 4
  • Eiji Ohmichi
    • 1
  • Susumu Okubo
    • 3
  • Hitoshi Ohta
    • 3
  • Yoshiya Uwatoko
    • 5
  • Hidekazu Tanaka
    • 6
  1. 1.Graduate School of ScienceKobe UniversityKobeJapan
  2. 2.Research Facility Center for Science and TechnologyKobe UniversityKobeJapan
  3. 3.Molecular Photoscience Research CenterKobe UniversityKobeJapan
  4. 4.Organization for Advanced and Integrated ResearchKobe Univ.KobeJapan
  5. 5.Institute for Solid State PhysicsUniversity of TokyoChibaJapan
  6. 6.Department of PhysicsTokyo Institute of TechnologyTokyoJapan

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