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Novel magneto-electric multiferroics from first-principles calculations

Varignon, Julien, Bristowe, Nicholas C., Bousquet, Eric, Ghosez, Philippe (2015) Novel magneto-electric multiferroics from first-principles calculations. COMPTES RENDUS PHYSIQUE, 16 (2). pp. 153-167. ISSN 1631-0705. (doi:10.1016/j.crhy.2015.01.011) (KAR id:60253)

Abstract

Interest in first-principles calculations within the multiferroic community has been rapidly on the rise over the last decade. Initially considered as a powerful support to explain experimentally observed behaviours, the trend has evolved and, nowadays, density functional theory calculations have become also an essential predicting tool for identifying original rules to achieve multiferroism and design new magneto-electric compounds. This chapter aims at highlighting the key advances in the field of multiferroics, to which first-principles methods have contributed significantly. The essential theoretical developments that made this research possible are also briefly presented. (C) 2015 Academie des sciences. Published by Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.crhy.2015.01.011
Uncontrolled keywords: DFT; Multiferroics; Magnetism
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics > QC173.45 Condensed Matter
Q Science > QC Physics > QC176 Solid state physics
Q Science > QD Chemistry > QD478 Solid State Chemistry
Q Science > QC Physics > QC176.8.N35 Nanoscience, nanotechnology
Q Science > QD Chemistry > QD473 Physical properties in relation to structure
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Depositing User: Nicholas Bristowe
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2017 15:53 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2022 16:17 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/60253 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)

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Bristowe, Nicholas C..

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