Discovery of intrinsic ferromagnetism in two-dimensional van der waals crystals

Cheng Gong, Lin Li, Zhenglu Li, Huiwen Ji, Alex Stern, Yang Xia, Ting Cao, Wei Bao, Chenzhe Wang, Yuan Wang, Z. Q. Qiu, R. J. Cava, Steven G. Louie, Jing Xia, Xiang Zhang

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Abstract

We report the experimental discovery of intrinsic ferromagnetism in Cr2Ge2Te6 atomic layers by scanning magneto-optic Kerr microscopy. In this 2D van der Waals ferromagnet, unprecedented control of transition temperature is realized via small magnetic fields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2017 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580279
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 25 2017
Event2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2017 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 14 2017May 19 2017

Publication series

Name2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2017 - Proceedings
Volume2017-January

Other

Other2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2017
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/14/175/19/17

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Instrumentation

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