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Physics of the Solid State

, Volume 60, Issue 12, pp 2532–2540 | Cite as

Electric Polarization in YCrO3 Induced by Restricted Polar Domains of Magnetic and Structural Natures

  • V. A. SaninaEmail author
  • B. Kh. Khannanov
  • E. I. Golovenchits
  • M. P. Shcheglov
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Abstract

The electric polarization induced by local polar domains of two types (phase separation domains of magnetic nature and structure-distorted domains) has been observed in a YCrO3 single crystal. These domains form a superparaelectric state. Below some temperatures, in the frozen superparaelectric state, the pyrocurrent maxima and the hysteresis loops with remanent polarization are observed as along axis c so in directions [110]. The polarization exists to the temperatures depending on the orientation of electric field with respect to the crystal axes. The sources of formation of such local domains are analyzed and their properties are studied.

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

This work was supported in part by the Russian foundation for Basic research (project no. 18-32-00241) and the program of the Presidium of the RAS No. 1.4 “Topical problems of the low-temperature physics.”

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Sanina
    • 1
    Email author
  • B. Kh. Khannanov
    • 1
  • E. I. Golovenchits
    • 1
  • M. P. Shcheglov
    • 1
  1. 1.Ioffe InstituteSt. PetersburgRussia

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