MAGNDATA arrow Collection of Magnetic Structures

MAGNDATA: A Collection of magnetic structures with portable cif-type files

Log in

  Element search (separate with space or comma):     View Full Database  Advanced Search & Statistics

To upload any published structure click HERE

  Enter the label of the structure:   

CeNiAsO (#1.272)

view in Jmol
Download mcif file
Download vesta file (all atoms)
Download vesta file (magnetic atoms only)


Magnetic structure with all atoms

Magnetic structure with only magnetic atoms

Reference: S. Wu, W. Phelan, L. Liu, J. Morey, J. Tutmaher, J. Neuefeind, A. Huq, M.B. Stone, M. Feygenson, D.W. Tam, B.A. Frandsen, B. Trump, C. Wan, S. Dunsiger, T. McQueen, Y. Uemura and C. Broholm, Physical Review Letters (2019) 122 197203.
DOI: 10.1103/physrevlett.122.197203
Atomic positions from: same reference

Parent space group (paramagnetic phase): P4/nmm (#129)
Propagation vector: k1 (1/2, 0, 0)

Transition Temperature: 7.6 K
Experiment Temperature: 2 K

Lattice parameters of the magnetic unit cell:
8.12420 4.06210 8.10580 90.00 90.00 90.00
Transformation from parent structure: (2a,b,c;0,0,0)
    [View matrix form]

BNS Magnetic Space Group: Pa21 (#4.10) (non-standard)
    [View symmetry operations]
Transformation to a standard setting: (a,b,c;1/4,0,0)
    [View matrix form]
Systematic absences for this Magnetic Space Group via

Magnetic Point Group: 21' (3.2.7)
    [View symmetry operations]
Symmetry-adapted form of material tensors via
Symmetry-adapted form of material tensors for domain-related equivalent structures via

Positions and magnetic moments of symmetry independent atoms:
From now on, magnetic atoms are in boldface and colored in red. Magnetic moments are expressed in units of μB

     [Show only magnetic atoms]                                             Use MVISUALIZE to:
     [Show all the atoms]

LabelAtom typexyzMultiplicitySymmetry constraints on MMxMyMz|M|

    [Show all magnetic atoms in unit cell and their moment relations]

Active Irreps:                                           
Irrep decomposition via

labeldim. full irrepdim. small irrepdirectionactionnumber of modes
mX1 4 2 special primary 1
mX2 8 4 special secondary 2

Comments (symmetry):

Bilbao Crystallographic Server
For comments, please mail to