spin-flip transition

A rotation of electron spins, above a critical magnetic field, \(H_{\text{c}}\), in an antiferromagnet from parallel to largely perpendicular alignment, relative to an applied magnetic field, \(H_{\text{a}}\), for \(H_{\text{a}}>H_{\text{c}}\).
See also:
simultaneous pair transitions
PAC, 1994, 66, 577. (Definitions of terms relating to phase transitions of the solid state (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 590 [Terms] [Paper]