Phonon Contribution to the AFMR Linewidth of a Heisenberg Antiferromagnet

  • T. J. Drye
  • J. W. Tucker
Conference paper


The damping of magnetic excitations by phonon interactions in an antiferromagnet having both exchange and single-ion anisotropy is studied using diagrammatic theory. The result enables the Phonon contribution to the AFMR linewidth to be derived.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. J. Drye
    • 1
  • J. W. Tucker
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsSheffield UniversitySheffieldUK

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