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Department of Earth Sciences



Condensed Matter, Ferroelasticity, Ferroelectricity, Magnetism, avalanches, domain walls


Key publications: 

The duration-energy-size enigma for acoustic emission

Sci. Rep. (2021)​

Avalanche criticality during ferroelectric/ferroelastic switching

Nat. Commun. (2021)

Generation and Imaging of Magnetoacoustic Waves over Millimeter Distances

PRL (2020)

Avalanches from charged domain wall motion in BaTiO3 during ferroelectric switching

APL Materials (2020)

Electric-field-induced avalanches and glassiness of mobile ferroelastic twin domains in cryogenic SrTiO3

Phys. Rev. Research (2019)

Elastic anomalies associated with domain switching in BaTiO3 single crystals under in situ electrical cycling

APL Materials (2019)

Low-Temperature Dielectric Anisotropy Driven by an Antiferroelectric Mode in SrTiO3

PRL (2018)

Giant Optical Polarization Rotation Induced by Spin-Orbit Coupling in Polarons. 

PRL (2016)

Research Associate
Dr. Blai  Casals Montserrat

Contact Details

Email address: 
+44 (0) 1223 333402


Person keywords: 
Mineral Physics