Electric-Field-Induced Antiferromagnetic Insulating State in a Metallic Ferromagnet

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Abstract

We show that a static electric field induces the transition from a ferromagnetic metal to an antiferromagnetic insulator owing to the Bloch oscillation of conduction electrons. In the steady state, the electric current is inversely proportional to the applied electric field, implying the nonperturbative insulating nature that is different from the Wannier–Stark localization. Possible experimental realization based on recent terahertz pulse sources is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number095001
Journaljournal of the physical society of japan
Volume89
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Sep 15

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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