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30. A. H. Abdeldaim, A. A. Tsirlin, J. Ollivier, C. Ritter, D. Fortes, R. S. Perry, L. Clark and G. J. Nilsen “One-dimensional quantum magnetism in the S = 1/2 Mo(V) system KMoOP2O7” Phys. Rev. B 107, 014415 (2023) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.107.014415


29. S. A. Ivko, K. Tustain, T. Dolling, A. Abdeldaim, O. H. J. Mustonen, P. Manuel, C. Wang, H. Luetkens and L. Clark “Uncovering the S=1/2 Kagome Ferromagnet within a Family of Metal−Organic Frameworks” Chem. Mater. (2022) DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.2c00289


28. K. Tustain, E. E. McCabe, A. M. Arevalo-Lopez, A. S. Gibbs, S. P. Thompson, C. A. Murray, C. Ritter and L. Clark, “Disorder-Induced Structural Complexity in the Barlowite Family of S = 1/2 Kagomé Magnets” Chem. Mater. 33, 24, 9638 – 9651 (2021) DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.1c03247

27. L. Clark and A. H. Abdeldaim, “Quantum Spin Liquids from a Materials Perspective” Annual Review of Materials Research, 51, (2021) DOI: 10.1146/annurev-matsci-080819-011453


26. A. H. Abdeldaim, T. Li, L. Farrar, A. A. Tsirlin, W. Yao, A. S. Gibbs, P. Manuel, P. Lightfoot, G. J. Nilsen and L. Clark, “Realising square and diamond lattice S = 1/2 Heisenberg antiferromagnet models in the α and β phases of the coordination framework, KTi(C2O4)2⋅xH2O” Phys. Rev. Mater. 4, 104414 (2020) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.4.104414

25. K. Tustain, B. Ward-O’Brien, F. Bert, T. -H. Han, H. Luetkens, T. Lancaster, B. M. Huddart, P. J. Baker and L. Clark, “From magnetic order to quantum disorder: a μSR study of the Zn-barlowite series of S=1/2 kagomé antiferromagnets, ZnxCu4−x(OH)6FBr” npj Quantum Materials, 5, 74 (2020) DOI: 10.1038/s41535-020-00276-4

24. J. N. Graham, M. J. Coak, S. Son, E. Suard, J. -G. Park, L. Clark and A. R. Wildes, “Local nuclear and magnetic order in the two-dimensional spin glass, Mn0.5Fe0.5PS3” Phys. Rev. Mater. 4, 084401 (2020) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.4.084401

Featured as a science highlight in the 2020 ILL Annual Report


23. K. Tustain, L. Farrar, W. Yao, P. Lightfoot, I. da Silva, M. T. F. Telling and L. Clark, “Materialization of a Geometrically Frustrated Magnet in a Hybrid Coordination Framework: A Study of the Iron(II) Oxolate Fluoride Framework, KFe(C2O4)F” Inorg. Chem. 58, 18, 11971-11977 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b00571

22. L. Clark, M. Albino, V. Pimenta, J. Lhoste, I. da Silva, C. Payen, J.-M. Greneche, V. Maisonneuve, P. Lightfoot and M. Leblanc, “Strong magnetic exchange and frustrated ferrimagnetic order in a weberite-type inorganic–organic hybrid fluoride” Philos. T. R. Soc. A. 377, 2149, 20180224 (2019) DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2018.0224

21. L. Clark, G. Sala, D. D. Maharaj, M. B. Stone, K. S. Knight, M. T. F. Telling, X. Wang, X. Xu, J. Kim, Y. Li, S.-W. Cheong and B. D. Gaulin, “Two-Dimensional Spin Liquid Behaviour in the Triangular-Honeycomb Antiferromagnet TbInO3” Nature Phys., (2019). DOI: 10.1038/s41567-018-0407-2

Featured as a science highlight in the 2020 ISIS Annual Review


20. K. Tustain, G. J. Nilsen, C. Ritter, I. da Silva, and L. Clark, “Nuclear and Magnetic Structures of the Frustrated Quantum Antiferromagnet Barlowite” Phys. Rev. Mater. 2, 111405(R) (2018). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.2.111405


19. W. Yao, L. Clark, M. Xia, T. Li, S. L. Lee and P. Lightfoot, “A Diverse Family of Layered Frustrated Magnets with Tailorable Inter-Layer Interactions” Chem. Mater. 29, 6616 (2017). DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02434

18. J.-C. Orain, B. Bernu, P. Mendels, L. Clark, F. H. Aidoudi, P. Lightfoot, R. E. Morris and F. Bert, “Nature of the Spin Liquid Ground State in an S = 1/2 Kagome Compound Probed by NMR and High-Temperature Series Studies” Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 237203 (2017). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.237203

17. M. Albino, L. Clark, J. Lhoste, V. Pereira Pimenta, M. Leblanc, C. Payen, J.-M. Grenèche, P. Lightfoot and V. Maisonneuve, “Magnetisation and Mössbauer Study of Triazole Metal-Organic Framework Weberites” Dalton Trans. 46, 5352 (2017). DOI: 10.1039/C7DT00587C


16. L. Clark and P. Lightfoot, “All in a Spin” Nature Chem. 8, 402 (2016). DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2510

15. A. N. Vasiliev, O. S. Volkov, E. A. Ovchenkov, E. A. Zvereva, I. Munaò, L. Clark, P. Lightfoot, S. Kamusella, H.-H. Klauss, C. Koo, R. Klingeler and A. A. Tsirlin, “1/3 Magnetization Plateau in a Frustrated Ferrimagnet” Phys. Rev. B 93, 134401 (2016). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.134401

14. J. J. Wagman, J. P. Carlo, J. Gaudet, G. Van Gastel, D. L. Abernathy, M. B. Stone, G. E. Granroth, A. I. Koleshnikov, A. T. Savici, Y. J. Kim, H. Zhang, D. Ellis, Y. Zhao, L. Clark, A. B. Kallin, E. Mazurek, H. A. Dabkowska and B. D. Gaulin, “Neutron Scattering Studies of Spin-Phonon Hybridization and Superconducting Spin Gaps in the High-Temperature Superconductor La2–x(Sr,Ba)xCuO4” Phys. Rev. B 93, 094416 (2016). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.094416

13. L. Clark and P. Lightfoot, “Magnetic Properties of Transition Metal Fluorides” Chapter 13 in Photonic and Electronic Properties of Fluorides Eds. A. Tressaud and K. Poeppelmeier, Elsevier (2016).


12. L. Clark, F. H. Aidoudi, C. Black, K. S. A. Arachchige, A. M. Z. Slawin, R. E. Morris and P. Lightfoot, “Extending the Family of V4+ S = 1/2 Kagome Antiferromagnets” Angew. Chem. Int. Edit. 54, 15457 (2015). DOI: 10.1002/anie.201506869

11.  V. Pimenta, Q. H. H. Le, L. Clark, J. Lhoste, A. Hémon-Ribaud, M. Leblanc, J.-M. Grenèche, G. Dujardin, P. Lightfoot and V. Maisonneuve, “New Iron Tetrazolate Frameworks: Temperature Effects, Thermal Behaviour, Mössbauer and Magnetic Studies” Dalton Trans. 44, 7951 (2015). DOI: 10.1039/c5dt00281h


10. K. V. Zakharov, E. A. Zvereva, P. S. Berdonosov, E. S. Kuznetsova, V. A. Dolgikh, L. Clark, C. Black, P. Lightfoot, W. Kockelmann, Z. V. Pchelkina, S. V. Streltsov, O. S. Volkova and A. N. Vasiliev, “Thermodynamic Properties, Electron Spin Resonance and Underlying Spin Model in Cu3Y(SeO3)2O2Cl” Phys. Rev. B 90, 217417 (2014). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.90.214417

9. J. C. Orain, L. Clark, F. Bert, P. Mendels, J. P. Attfield, F. H. Aidoudi, R. E. Morris, P. Lightfoot, A. Amato, C. Baines, “A μSR Study of a Quantum Spin Liquid Candidate: the S = 1/2 Vanadium Oxyfluoride Kagome Antiferromagnet” J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 551, 012004 (2014). DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/551/1/012004

8. L. Clark, G. J. Nilsen, E. Kermarrec, G. Ehlers, K. S. Knight, A. Harrison, J. P. Attfield and B. D. Gaulin, “From Spin Glass to Quantum Spin Liquid Ground States in Molybdate Pyrochlores” Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 117201 (2014). DOI: 10.1103/physrevlett.113.117201

7. J. Oró-Solé, L. Clark, N. Kumar, W. Bonin, A. Sundaresan, J. P. Attfield, C. N. R. Rao and A. Fuertes, “Synthesis, Anion Order and Magnetic Properties of RVO3–xNx Perovskites (R = La, Pr, Nd)” J. Mater. Chem. C 2, 2212 (2014). DOI: 10.1039/c3tc32362e


6. L. Clark, J. Oró-Solé, K. S. Knight, A. Fuertes and J. P. Attfield, “Thermally Robust Anion-Chain Order in Oxynitride Perovskites” Chem. Mater. 25, 5004
(2013). DOI: 10.1021/cm4037132

5. L. Clark, “Synthesis and Study of Frustrated Oxide and Mixed Anion Materials” PhD Thesis, University of Edinburgh (2013).

4. L. Clark, C. Ritter, A. Harrison and J. P. Attfield, “Oxygen Miscibility Gap and Spin Glass Formation in the Pyrochlore Lu2Mo2O7” J. Solid State Chem. 203, 199 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.jssc.2013.04.012

3. L. Clark, J. C. Orain, F. Bert, M. A. de Vries, F. H. Aidoudi, R. E. Morris, P. Lightfoot, J. S. Lord, M. Telling, J. P. Attfield, P. Mendels and A. Harrison, “Gapless Spin Liquid Ground State in the S = 1/2 Vanadium Oxyfluoride Kagome Antiferromagnet DQVOF” Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 207208 (2013). DOI: 10.1103/physrevlett.110.207208

Highlighted on the APS Physics website 

2. J. Oró-Solé, L. Clark, W. Bonin, J. P. Attfield and A. Fuertes, “Anion Chains in a d1 Perovskite Oxynitride; NdVO2N” Chem. Comm. 49, 2430 (2013). DOI: 10.1039/c3cc38736d


1. J. M. Griffin, L. Clark, V. R. Seymour, D. W. Aldous, D. M. Dawson, D. Iuga, R. E. Morris and S. E. Ashbrook, “Ionothermal Synthetic Routes to Efficient 17O Enrichment and Solid State NMR of Oxide-Based Materials Using Microliter Quantities of Labelled Water” Chem. Sci. 3, 2293 (2012). DOI: 10.1039/c2sc20155k

Featured in RSC Chemistry World magazine

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