Study of the low-temperature properties of multiferroic YbMnO3 and YbMn0.7Ga0.3O3 single crystals

N. Abramov, S. Lofland, Ya Mukovskii

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Abstract

The specific heat, magnetization, and magnetocapacitance of YbMnO3 and YbMn0.7Ga0.3O3 multiferroic single crystal manganites were measured in magnetic field. From the specific heat data it was stated that the effect of dilution of Mn by non-magnetic Ga3+ ions led to reduced Mn magnetic interactions and suppressed the magnetic ordering of Yb in both the 2a and 4b positions. Combining the results of all measurements, the magnetic-field-temperature phase diagram YbMnO3 was drawn, and the types of the Yb magnetic ordering in both positions were determined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)411-413
Number of pages3
JournalPhysica Status Solidi (B) Basic Research
Volume250
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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