A Polar Corundum Oxide Displaying Weak Ferromagnetism at Room Temperature

Man-Rong Li, Umut Adem, Sean R. C. McMitchell, Zhongling Xu, Chris I. Thomas, John E. Warren, Duong V. Giap, Hongjun Niu, Xinming Wan, Robert G. Palgrave, Florian Schiffmann, Furio Cora, Ben Slater, Tim L. Burnett, Markys G. Cain, Artem M. Abakumov, Gustaaf van Tendeloo, Michael F. Thomas, Matthew J. Rosseinsky, John B. Claridge

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Strain-stabilized films of ScFeO3 adopted a polar variant of the corundum structure under pressure. Polar corundum ScFeO3 had a weak ferromagnetic ground state below 356 K, in contrast to the purely antiferromagnetic ground state adopted by the ferroelec. BiFeO3. [on SciFinder(R)]
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3737-3747
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jan 2012
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


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