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Commentary: Optical properties of magnetoelectric multiferroics

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Gavin Lawes

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Wayne State University, 666 W. Hancock Ave., Detroit, MI 48201

J. Nanophoton. 2(1), 020306 (November 21, 2008). doi:10.1117/1.3046676
History: Received November 18, 2008; Accepted November 19, 2008; November 21, 2008; Online November 21, 2008
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References

M. Fiebig, "Revival of the magnetoelectric effect," J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 38, R123-R152 (2005)
T. Kimura, T. Goto, H. Shintani, T. Arima, and Y. Tokura, "Magnetic control of ferroelectric polarization," Nature 426, 55-58 (2003)
M. Fiebig, Th. Lottermoser, D. Frohlich, A.V. Goltsev, and R.V. Pisarev, "Observation of coupled magnetic and electric domains," Nature 419, 818-820 (2002)
H. Zheng, J. Wang, S.E. Lofland, Z. Ma, L. Mohaddes-Ardabili, T. Zhao, L. Salamanca-Riba, S.R. Shinde, S.B. Ogale, F. Bai, D. Viehland, Y. Jia, D.G. Schlom, M. Wuttig, A. Roytburd, and R. Ramesh, "Multiferroic BaTiO3-CoFe2O4 nanostructures," Science 303, 661-663 (2004)
T. Goto, T. Kimura, G. Lawes, A. P. Ramirez, and Y. Tokura, "Ferroelectricity and giant magnetocapacitance in perovskite rare-earth manganites," Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 257201 (2004)
M. Mostovoy, "Ferroelectricity in spiral magnets," Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 067601 (2006)
R.C. Rai, J. Cao, S. Brown, J.L. Musfeldt, D. Kasinathan, D.J. Singh, G. Lawes, N. Rogado, R.J. Cava, and X.Wei, "Optical properties and magnetic-field-induced phase transitions in the ferroelectric state of Ni3V2O8: Experiments and first principles calculations," Phys. Rev. B 74, 235101 (2006)
Th. Lottermoser, Th. Lonkai, U. Amann, D. Hohlwein, J. Ihringer, and M. Fiebig, "Magnetic phase control by an electric field," Nature 430, 541-544 (2004)
S. Ju and G.-Y. Guo, "Colossal nonlinear optical magnetoelectric effects in multiferroic Bi2FeCrO6," Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 202504 (2008)
K. Sawada and N. Nagaosa, "Optical magnetoelectric effect in multiferroic materials: Evidence for a Lorentz force acting on a ray of light," Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 237402 (2005)
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Gavin Lawes
"Commentary: Optical properties of magnetoelectric multiferroics", J. Nanophoton. 2(1), 020306 (November 21, 2008). ; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.3046676


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M. Fiebig, "Revival of the magnetoelectric effect," J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 38, R123-R152 (2005)
T. Kimura, T. Goto, H. Shintani, T. Arima, and Y. Tokura, "Magnetic control of ferroelectric polarization," Nature 426, 55-58 (2003)
M. Fiebig, Th. Lottermoser, D. Frohlich, A.V. Goltsev, and R.V. Pisarev, "Observation of coupled magnetic and electric domains," Nature 419, 818-820 (2002)
H. Zheng, J. Wang, S.E. Lofland, Z. Ma, L. Mohaddes-Ardabili, T. Zhao, L. Salamanca-Riba, S.R. Shinde, S.B. Ogale, F. Bai, D. Viehland, Y. Jia, D.G. Schlom, M. Wuttig, A. Roytburd, and R. Ramesh, "Multiferroic BaTiO3-CoFe2O4 nanostructures," Science 303, 661-663 (2004)
T. Goto, T. Kimura, G. Lawes, A. P. Ramirez, and Y. Tokura, "Ferroelectricity and giant magnetocapacitance in perovskite rare-earth manganites," Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 257201 (2004)
M. Mostovoy, "Ferroelectricity in spiral magnets," Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 067601 (2006)
R.C. Rai, J. Cao, S. Brown, J.L. Musfeldt, D. Kasinathan, D.J. Singh, G. Lawes, N. Rogado, R.J. Cava, and X.Wei, "Optical properties and magnetic-field-induced phase transitions in the ferroelectric state of Ni3V2O8: Experiments and first principles calculations," Phys. Rev. B 74, 235101 (2006)
Th. Lottermoser, Th. Lonkai, U. Amann, D. Hohlwein, J. Ihringer, and M. Fiebig, "Magnetic phase control by an electric field," Nature 430, 541-544 (2004)
S. Ju and G.-Y. Guo, "Colossal nonlinear optical magnetoelectric effects in multiferroic Bi2FeCrO6," Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 202504 (2008)
K. Sawada and N. Nagaosa, "Optical magnetoelectric effect in multiferroic materials: Evidence for a Lorentz force acting on a ray of light," Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 237402 (2005)

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