We demonstrate that switching of crystal structure as well as domain rotation occur in spinel MnV2O4 with applied magnetic field. Such large magnetoelastic effects arise from a strong coupling between spin and orbital degrees of freedom for the V ions in this compound.
- Orbital degree of freedom
- Spinel vanadate
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering