Measuring 3D magnetic correlations during the photo-induced melting of electronic order in La0.5Sr1.5MnO4
1 Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, 9747AG Groningen, The Netherlands
2 Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Sciences Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973, USA
3 Fritz-Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Berlin, Germany
4 Max Planck Department for Structural Dynamics, Center for Free Electron Laser Science, University of Hamburg, Germany
5 Diamond Light Source, Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0DE, United Kingdom
6 Department of Physics, Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford University, United Kingdom
7 Linac Coherent Light Source, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
8 PULSE Institute, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
9 European XFEL GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
10 The Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences (SIMES), SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
11 Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
12 Material Sciences Department, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 69439, USA
Time-resolved x-ray diffraction measures the dynamics of antiferromagnetic correlations by reconstructing the reciprocal-space scattering volume for the magnetic Bragg peak. Modifications in the scattering line shape along the three principal reciprocal lattice directions are measured.
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