The European Physical Journal B

, Volume 70, Issue 3, pp 343–346 | Cite as

Magnetic couplings vs. stress and strain in epitaxial (La, Sr)MnO3

  • Giuseppe Colizzi
  • Alessio Filippetti
  • Fabrizio Cossu
  • Vincenzo FiorentiniEmail author
Solid State and Materials


Based on ab initio calculations, we quantify the magnetic couplings and the stress tensor in ferromagnetic Sr-doped LaMnO3 upon combined application of built-in epitaxial and external uniaxial strains. We suggest YAlO3 as a substrate suited to change magnetic order in manganite film with practicable external strains. The effect could lead to strain-activated switches based on piezoelectric-piezomagnetic heterojunctions.


75.47.Lx Manganites 75.50.Ee Antiferromagnetics 75.80.+q Magnetomechanical and magnetoelectric effects, magnetostriction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Colizzi
    • 1
  • Alessio Filippetti
    • 1
  • Fabrizio Cossu
    • 1
  • Vincenzo Fiorentini
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.CNR-INFM SLACS and Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità di CagliariMonserrato (CA)Italy

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