TITLE

Epitaxial growth of Eu2O3 thin films on LaAlO3 substrates by polymer-assisted deposition

AUTHOR(S)
Lin, Y.; Wang, H.; Hawley, M.E.; Foltyn, S.R.; Jia, Q.X.; Collis, G.E.; Burrell, A.K.; McCleskey, T.M.
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;10/18/2004, Vol. 85 Issue 16, p3426
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Eu2O3 thin films were epitaxially grown on (001)LaAlO3 (LAO) substrates using a polymer-assisted deposition technique. Microstructural studies by x-ray diffraction and transmission electron microscopy show that the films are epitaxial with an orientational relationship of (001)Eu2O3¦¦(001)LAO and [1&1macr;0]Eu2O3¦¦[100]LAO. We have found a systematic change in the out-of-plane lattice parameter of Eu2O3 (a⊥) with the annealing temperature, which is believed to be from different strain effects.
ACCESSION #
14803338

 

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