Whirling spins with a ferroelectric


Authors: Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Christos Panagopoulos

Published in: Nature Materials, , 2018.


In an article published as News & Views in Nature Materials, Christos discusses how ferroelectric polarisation enables the emergence and control of magnetic skyrmions. Electrically-controlled nanoscale magnetism at an interface of oxide heterostructures expands the library of materials hosting skyrmions and points to a promising direction to engineer and electrically manipulate chiral magnetic structures at the atomic scale.   

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