Role of Ni substitution on structural, magnetic and electronic properties of epitaxial CoCr2O4 spinel thin films.

  title={Role of Ni substitution on structural, magnetic and electronic properties of epitaxial CoCr2O4 spinel thin films.},
  author={Pankaj Mohanty and Sourav Chowdhury and Ram Janay Choudhary and Anil Gome and Varimalla Raghavendra Reddy and Govindaswamy Umapathy and Sunil Ojha and Emanuela Carleschi and Bryan P. Doyle and Aletta R. E. Prinsloo and Charles J. Sheppard},
Cubic spinel CoCr2O4has attained recent attention due to its multiferroic properties. However, the Co site substitution effect on the structural and magnetic properties has rarely been studied in thin film form. In this work, the structural and magnetic properties of Co1-xNixCr2O4(x = 0, 0.5) epitaxial thin films deposited on MgAl2O4(100) and MgO (100) substrates to manipulate the nature of strain in the films using pulsed laser deposition (PLD) technique are presented. The epitaxial nature of… Expand
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