TITLE

Effect of biaxial strain on the electrical and magnetic properties of (001) La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 thin films

AUTHOR(S)
Adamo, C.; Ke, X.; Wang, H. Q.; Xin, H. L.; Heeg, T.; Hawley, M. E.; Zander, W.; Schubert, J.; Schiffer, P.; Muller, D. A.; Maritato, L.; Schlom, D. G.
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;9/14/2009, Vol. 95 Issue 11, p112504
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We have studied the effect of biaxial strain on thin films of (001) La0.7Sr0.3MnO3. We deposited films by reactive molecular-beam epitaxy on different single crystalline substrates, varying the substrate-induced biaxial strain from -2.3% to +3.2%. Magnetization and electrical transport measurements reveal that the dependence of the Curie temperature on biaxial strain is in very good agreement with the theoretical predictions of Millis et al. [J. Appl. Phys. 83, 1588 (1998)].
ACCESSION #
44292267

 

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