TITLE

Response of polar nanoregions in 68%Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3-32%PbTiO3 to a [001] electric field

AUTHOR(S)
Wen, Jinsheng; Xu, Guangyong; Stock, C.; Gehring, P. M.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;8/25/2008, Vol. 93 Issue 8, p082901
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report neutron diffuse scattering measurements on a single crystal of 68%Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3-32%PbTiO3. Strong diffuse scattering is observed at low temperatures. An external field applied along the [001] direction affects the diffuse scattering in the (HK0) plane significantly, suggesting a redistribution occurs between polar nanoregions of different polarizations perpendicular to the field. By contrast, the [001] field has no effect on the diffuse scattering in the (H0L) and (0KL) zones.
ACCESSION #
34198846

 

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