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Title: Voltage Control of Two-Magnon Scattering and Induced Anomalous Magnetoelectric Coupling in Ni–Zn Ferrite

Abstract

Controlling spin dynamics through modulation of spin interactions in a fast, compact, and energy-efficient way is compelling for its abundant physical phenomena and great application potential in next-generation voltage controllable spintronic devices. In this work, we report electric field manipulation of spin dynamics-the two-magnon scattering (TMS) effect in Ni0.5Zn0.5Fe2O4 (NZFO)/Pb(Mg2/3Nb1/3)-PbTiO3 (PMN-PT) multiferroic heterostructures, which breaks the bottleneck of magnetostatic interaction-based magnetoelectric (ME) coupling in multiferroics. An alternative approach allowing spin-wave damping to be controlled by external electric field accompanied by a significant enhancement of the ME effect has been demonstrated. A two-way modulation of the TMS effect with a large magnetic anisotropy change up to 688 Oe has been obtained, referring to a 24 times ME effect enhancement at the TMS critical angle at room temperature. Furthermore, the anisotropic spin-freezing behaviors of NZFO were first determined via identifying the spatial magnetic anisotropy fluctuations. A large spin-freezing temperature change of 160 K induced by the external electric field was precisely determined by electron spin resonance.

Authors:
 [1];  [1]; ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [1];  [3]; ORCiD logo [4]; ORCiD logo [5];  [2]; ORCiD logo [3]
  1. Electronic Materials Research Laboratory, Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education &, International Center for Dielectric Research, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710049, China
  2. Collaborative Innovation Center of High-End Manufacturing Equipment, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, 710049 Shaanxi, China
  3. Electronic Materials Research Laboratory, Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education &, International Center for Dielectric Research, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710049, China; Collaborative Innovation Center of High-End Manufacturing Equipment, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, 710049 Shaanxi, China
  4. Electronic Materials Research Laboratory, Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education &, International Center for Dielectric Research, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710049, China; Department of Chemistry and 4D LABS, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
  5. Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 Cass Avenue, Lemont, Illinois 60439, United States
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
National Science Foundation of China; Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities; Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada; USDOE Office of Science - Office of Basic Energy Sciences - Scientific User Facilities Division
OSTI Identifier:
1417022
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces; Journal Volume: 9; Journal Issue: 49
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ferromagnetic resonance; spin-lattice coupling; magnetoelectric coupling; two-magnon scattering; voltage control of magnetism

Citation Formats

Xue, Xu, Dong, Guohua, Zhou, Ziyao, Xian, Dan, Hu, Zhongqiang, Ren, Wei, Ye, Zuo-Guang, Chen, Wei, Jiang, Zhuang-De, and Liu, Ming. Voltage Control of Two-Magnon Scattering and Induced Anomalous Magnetoelectric Coupling in Ni–Zn Ferrite. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1021/acsami.7b15433.
Xue, Xu, Dong, Guohua, Zhou, Ziyao, Xian, Dan, Hu, Zhongqiang, Ren, Wei, Ye, Zuo-Guang, Chen, Wei, Jiang, Zhuang-De, & Liu, Ming. Voltage Control of Two-Magnon Scattering and Induced Anomalous Magnetoelectric Coupling in Ni–Zn Ferrite. United States. doi:10.1021/acsami.7b15433.
Xue, Xu, Dong, Guohua, Zhou, Ziyao, Xian, Dan, Hu, Zhongqiang, Ren, Wei, Ye, Zuo-Guang, Chen, Wei, Jiang, Zhuang-De, and Liu, Ming. 2017. "Voltage Control of Two-Magnon Scattering and Induced Anomalous Magnetoelectric Coupling in Ni–Zn Ferrite". United States. doi:10.1021/acsami.7b15433.
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title = {Voltage Control of Two-Magnon Scattering and Induced Anomalous Magnetoelectric Coupling in Ni–Zn Ferrite},
author = {Xue, Xu and Dong, Guohua and Zhou, Ziyao and Xian, Dan and Hu, Zhongqiang and Ren, Wei and Ye, Zuo-Guang and Chen, Wei and Jiang, Zhuang-De and Liu, Ming},
abstractNote = {Controlling spin dynamics through modulation of spin interactions in a fast, compact, and energy-efficient way is compelling for its abundant physical phenomena and great application potential in next-generation voltage controllable spintronic devices. In this work, we report electric field manipulation of spin dynamics-the two-magnon scattering (TMS) effect in Ni0.5Zn0.5Fe2O4 (NZFO)/Pb(Mg2/3Nb1/3)-PbTiO3 (PMN-PT) multiferroic heterostructures, which breaks the bottleneck of magnetostatic interaction-based magnetoelectric (ME) coupling in multiferroics. An alternative approach allowing spin-wave damping to be controlled by external electric field accompanied by a significant enhancement of the ME effect has been demonstrated. A two-way modulation of the TMS effect with a large magnetic anisotropy change up to 688 Oe has been obtained, referring to a 24 times ME effect enhancement at the TMS critical angle at room temperature. Furthermore, the anisotropic spin-freezing behaviors of NZFO were first determined via identifying the spatial magnetic anisotropy fluctuations. A large spin-freezing temperature change of 160 K induced by the external electric field was precisely determined by electron spin resonance.},
doi = {10.1021/acsami.7b15433},
journal = {ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces},
number = 49,
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place = {United States},
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