Coupling of Magnetic Order, Ferroelectricity, and Lattice Strain in Multiferroic Rare Earth Manganites

  1. Richard M. Laine,
  2. Michael Hu and
  3. Songwei Lu
  1. B. Lorenz1,
  2. C. R. dela Cruz1,
  3. F. Yen1,
  4. Y. Q. Wang1,
  5. Y. Y. Sun1 and
  6. C. W. Chu2

Published Online: 25 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118408049.ch26

Ceramic Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies IV, Volume 172

Ceramic Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies IV, Volume 172

How to Cite

Lorenz, B., dela Cruz, C. R., Yen, F., Wang, Y. Q., Sun, Y. Y. and Chu, C. W. (2006) Coupling of Magnetic Order, Ferroelectricity, and Lattice Strain in Multiferroic Rare Earth Manganites, in Ceramic Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies IV, Volume 172 (eds R. M. Laine, M. Hu and S. Lu), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118408049.ch26

Author Information

  1. 1

    TCSUH and Department of Physics, University of Houston, 3201 Cullen Blvd., Houston, TX 77204-5002

  2. 2

    LBNL Berkeley, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720 and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 1 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781574982428

Online ISBN: 9781118408049

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Keywords:

  • multiferroic rare earth manganites;
  • ferroelectric;
  • phase transitions;
  • spin frustration;
  • orthorhombic structures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Hexagonal HoMno3: Structural Aspects and Magnetic Order

  • Dielectric Anomalies in HoMnO3: The complex phase diagram

  • The Coupling Between Magnetic Order and Dielectric Properties: Evidence for Strong Spin-Lattice Interaction

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements