Restoration of ferroelectricity by pressure in multiferroic HoMn2 O5

C. R. dela Cruz, B. Lorenz, M. M. Gospodinov, C. W. Chu

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The multiferroic properties of HoMn2 O5 have been extensively studied to gain understanding of the magneto-dielectric coupling in this compound. In this work, dielectric measurements as well as polarization measurements in isotropic pressure up to 18 kbar are presented. The results indicate that the pressure is able to induce the ferroelectric order at low temperature in multiferroic HoMn2 O5 implying the stabilization of the commensurate magnetic structure. The observation reveals that the ferroelectricity and magneto-elastic properties are highly correlated in this system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1185-1186
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Issue number2 SUPPL. PART 2
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Mar

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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