Folding catastrophes due to viscosity in multiferroic domains : implications for room-temperature multiferroic switching
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Unusual domains with curved walls and failure to satisfy the Landau–Lifshitz-Kittel Law are modeled as folding catastrophes (saddle-node bifurcations). This description of ballistic motion in a viscous medium is based upon early work by Dawber et al 2003 Appl. Phys. Lett . 82 436. It suggests that ferroelectric films can exhibit folds or vortex patterns but not both.
Scott , J F 2015 , ' Folding catastrophes due to viscosity in multiferroic domains : implications for room-temperature multiferroic switching ' Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter , vol 27 , no. 49 , 492001 , pp. 1-5 . DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/27/49/492001
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
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