Multiferroic Iron Oxide Thin Films at Room Temperature
- Scientific Highlights 11 June 2014 6533 hits
Martí Gich, Ignasi Fina, Alessio Morelli, Florencio Sánchez, Marin Alexe, Jaume Gàzquez, Josep Fontcuberta, Anna Roig.
Multiferroic behaviour at room temperature is demonstrated in ε-Fe2O3. The simple composition of this new ferromagnetic ferroelectric oxide and the discovery of a robust path for its thin film growth by using suitable seed layers may boost the exploitation of ε-Fe2O3 in novel devices.
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