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Rare earth chromites:a new family of multiferroics

Sahu, Jyoti Ranjan and Serrao, Claudy Rayan and Ray, Nirat and Waghmare, Umesh V and Rao, CNR (2007) Rare earth chromites:a new family of multiferroics. In: Journal of Materials Chemistry, 17 . pp. 42-44.

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Abstract

Heavy rare earth chromites of the formula $LnCrO_3$ with Ln = Ho, Er, Yb, Lu and Y are shown to be multiferroic, exhibiting canted antiferromagnetism at low temperatures ($T_N$ = 113–140 K) and a ferroelectric transition in the 472–516 K range.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Royal Society of Chemistry.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Materials Research Centre
Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:47
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/15168

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