TITLE

Multifunctionalities driven by ferroic domains

AUTHOR(S)
Yang, J. C.; Huang, Y. L.; He, Q.; Chu, Y. H.
PUB. DATE
August 2014
SOURCE
Journal of Applied Physics;2014, Vol. 116 Issue 6, p066801-1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Considerable attention has been paid to ferroic systems in pursuit of advanced applications in past decades. Most recently, the emergence and development of multiferroics, which exhibit the coexistence of different ferroic natures, has offered a new route to create functionalities in the system. In this manuscript, we step from domain engineering to explore a roadmap for discovering intriguing phenomena and multifunctionalities driven by periodic domain patters. As-grown periodic domains, offering exotic order parameters, periodic local perturbations and the capability of tailoring local spin, charge, orbital and lattice degrees of freedom, are introduced as modeling templates for fundamental studies and novel applications. We discuss related significant findings on ferroic domain, nanoscopic domain walls, and conjunct heterostructures based on the well-organized domain patterns, and end with future prospects and challenges in the field.
ACCESSION #
97496758

 

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