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A journey into the tuneable antiferromagnetic spin textures of BiFeO3

  title={A journey into the tuneable antiferromagnetic spin textures of BiFeO3},
  author={A. Haykal and J. Fischer and W. Akhtar and J. Chauleau and D. Sando and A. Finco and C. Carr{\'e}t{\'e}ro and N. Jaouen and M. Bibes and M. Viret and S. Fusil and V. Jacques and V. Garcia},
  journal={arXiv: Materials Science},
Antiferromagnetic thin films are currently generating considerable excitement for low dissipation magnonics and spintronics. However, while tuneable antiferromagnetic textures form the backbone of functional devices, they are virtually unknown at the submicron scale. Here we image a wide variety of antiferromagnetic spin textures in multiferroic BiFeO3 thin films that can be tuned by strain and manipulated by electric fields through room temperature magnetoelectric coupling. Using piezoresponse… Expand

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