We report on inelastic neutron-scattering measurements that find itinerantlike incommensurate magnetic excitations in the normal state of superconducting FeTe0.6Se0.4 (Tc =14 K) at wave vector Qinc = (1/2±, ε 1/2 ε) with ε=0.09 (1). In the superconducting state only the lower energy part of the spectrum shows significant changes by the formation of a gap and a magnetic resonance that follows the dispersion of the normal-state excitations. We use a four band model to describe the Fermi-surface topology of this iron-based superconductors with the extended s (±) symmetry and find that it qualitatively captures the salient features of these data.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 14 2010|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Condensed Matter Physics