The magnetic properties of Ba 3 TiRu 2 O 9 , whose crystal structure is based on stacked triangular planar lattices of M 2 O 9 dimers and single MO 6 octahedra, are reported. The system is magnetically disturbed by a substantial amount of Ti/Ru chemical disorder. The Weiss temperature and effective magnetic moment were found to be −29.5 K and 1.82 μ B /f.u. respectively, and a bifurcation in the zero field cooled and field cooled magnetic susceptibility is observed below 4.7 K, suggesting that this is a compositionally-disordered spin-glass system. The material is a semiconductor with an activation energy for charge transport of approximately 0.14 eV.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Magnetic frustration
- Ruthenium dimers
- Spin glass
- Triangular lattice