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Title: Magnetoelectricity in multiferroics: a theoretical perspective

Abstract

The key physical property of multiferroic materials is the existence of coupling between magnetism and polarization, i.e. magnetoelectricity. The origin and manifestations of magnetoelectricity can be very different in the available plethora of multiferroic systems, with multiple possible mechanisms hidden behind the phenomena. In this review, we describe the fundamental physics that causes magnetoelectricity from a theoretical viewpoint. The present review will focus on mainstream physical mechanisms in both single-phase multiferroics and magnetoelectric heterostructures. Finally, the most recent tendencies addressing possible new magnetoelectric mechanisms will also be briefly outlined.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Southeast Univ., Nanjing (China). School of Physics
  2. Fudan Univ., Shanghai (China). Key Lab. of Computational Physical Sciences (Ministry of Education), State Key Lab. of Surface Physics, and Dept. of Physics; Collaborative Innovation Center of Advanced Microstructures, Nanjing (China)
  3. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA; Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Materials Science and Technology Division
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1564156
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1515087; OSTI ID: 1561367
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
National Science Review
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 6; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 2095-5138
Publisher:
China Science Publishing
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Dong, Shuai, Xiang, Hongjun, and Dagotto, Elbio. Magnetoelectricity in multiferroics: a theoretical perspective. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1093/nsr/nwz023.
Dong, Shuai, Xiang, Hongjun, & Dagotto, Elbio. Magnetoelectricity in multiferroics: a theoretical perspective. United States. doi:10.1093/nsr/nwz023.
Dong, Shuai, Xiang, Hongjun, and Dagotto, Elbio. Mon . "Magnetoelectricity in multiferroics: a theoretical perspective". United States. doi:10.1093/nsr/nwz023.
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title = {Magnetoelectricity in multiferroics: a theoretical perspective},
author = {Dong, Shuai and Xiang, Hongjun and Dagotto, Elbio},
abstractNote = {The key physical property of multiferroic materials is the existence of coupling between magnetism and polarization, i.e. magnetoelectricity. The origin and manifestations of magnetoelectricity can be very different in the available plethora of multiferroic systems, with multiple possible mechanisms hidden behind the phenomena. In this review, we describe the fundamental physics that causes magnetoelectricity from a theoretical viewpoint. The present review will focus on mainstream physical mechanisms in both single-phase multiferroics and magnetoelectric heterostructures. Finally, the most recent tendencies addressing possible new magnetoelectric mechanisms will also be briefly outlined.},
doi = {10.1093/nsr/nwz023},
journal = {National Science Review},
number = 4,
volume = 6,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {2}
}

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