Magnetic-field switching of crystal structure in spinel MnV2O4

T. Katsufuji*, K. Adachi, T. Suzuki, M. Katsumura

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-15
Number of pages3
JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Aug 15


  • Magnetoelasticity
  • Orbital degree of freedom
  • Spinel vanadate

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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