Emergent phenomena at multiferroic heterointerfaces

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Royal Society, Volume 370, Number 1977, p.4856-4871 (2012)


The coupling and reconstruction of electronic degrees of freedom (such as charge, spin and orbital) at a heterointerface can lead to unexpected and exotic states of matter. In this study, using model systems consisting of multiferroic BiFeO3 and ferromagnetic La0.7Sr0.3MnO 3, we review the current understanding of a novel interfacial magnetic state formed at the interface, and highlight some possible mechanisms responsible for this interesting phenomenon and identify open questions for future studies. © 2012 The Royal Society.


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