Multiferroic iron oxide thin films at room temperature

Martí Gich, Ignasi Fina, Alessio Morelli, Florencio Sánchez, Marin Alexe, Jaume Gàzquez, Josep Fontcuberta, Anna Roig

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Multiferroic behaviour at room temperature is demonstrated in ε-Fe2O3. The simple composition of this new ferromagnetic ferroelectric oxide and the discovery of a robust path for its thin film growth by using suitable seed layers may boost the exploitation of ε-Fe2O3 in novel devices.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4645-4652
Number of pages8
JournalAdvanced Materials
Issue number27
Early online date15 May 2014
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jul 2014



  • ferrimagnets
  • ferroelectrics
  • iron oxides
  • mutiferroics
  • thin films

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Gich, M., Fina, I., Morelli, A., Sánchez, F., Alexe, M., Gàzquez, J., ... Roig, A. (2014). Multiferroic iron oxide thin films at room temperature. Advanced Materials, 26(27), 4645-4652.