Correlation of spin and structure in doped bismuth ferrite nanoparticles

J. W. Lin, Teddy Tite, Y. H. Tang, C. S. Lue, Y. M. Chang, J. G. Lin

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The mutiferroic Bi 1-xEu xFeO 3 nanoparticles with x = 0 to 0.4 are studied by x-ray diffraction (XRD), Raman spectra and electron spin resonance (ESR) with X-band (9.53 GHz), in order to investigate the doping effect on crystalline and spin structures. Both XRD and Raman spectrum reveal a structural transformation at x = 0.15, which is associated with the shortening of Bi-O bond length. These structural data are further related to the variation of ESR peak position and peak area, providing evidence for the enhancement of ferromagnetic coupling as x < 0.3.

Original languageEnglish
Article number07D910
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Apr 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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