Skip to main content
×
Home
    • Aa
    • Aa
  • MRS Proceedings, Volume 1199
  • January 2009, 1199-F01-06

Structural Response of BaTiO3/CaTiO3 Superlattice to Applied Electric Fields

  • Ji Young Jo (a1), Rebecca Sichel (a2), Ho Nyung Lee (a3), Eric Dufresne (a4) and Paul Evans (a5)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/PROC-1199-F01-06
  • Published online: 01 January 2011
Abstract
Abstract

The structural response of a ferroelectric BaTiO3/dielectric CaTiO3 superlattice to the bipolar applied electric field was studied using time-resolved x-ray microdiffraction. Structural results were compared to the polarization-electric field hysteresis curve obtained from electrical measurements. The superlattice x-ray reflections were found to have a broad distribution of intensity in reciprocal space under applied electric fields exceeding the nominal coercive electric field. The broad distribution of the lattice constant at high electric fields is compared with a model in which the constituent layers of the superlattice have different coercive fields for the polarization switching.

Copyright
Linked references
Hide All

This list contains references from the content that can be linked to their source. For a full set of references and notes please see the PDF or HTML where available.

1J. B. Neaton and K. M. Rabe , Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 1586 (2003).

2H. N. Lee , H. M. Christen , M. F. Chrishlom , C. M. Rouleau and D. H. Lowndes , Nature 433, 395 (2005).

3W. Tian , J. C. Jiang , X. Q. Pan , J. H. Haeni , Y. L. Li , L. Q. Chen , D. G. Schlom , J. B. Neaton , K. M. Rabe and Q. X. Jia , Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 092905 (2006).

4V. A. Stephanovich , I. A. Lukyanchuk and M. G. Karkut , Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 047601 (2005).

6A. Grigoriev , R. Sichel , H. N. Lee , E. C. Landahl , B. Adams , E. M. Dufresne and P. G. Evans , Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 027604 (2008).

7D. H. Do , A. Grigoriev , D. M. Kim , C. B. Eom , P. G. Evans and E. M. Dufresne , Integr. Ferroelectr. 101, 174 (2008).

9M. Sepliarsky , S. R. Phillpot , D. Wolf , M. G. Stachiotti and R. L. Migoni , J. Appl. Phys. 90, 4509 (2001).

Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

MRS Online Proceedings Library (OPL)
  • ISSN: -
  • EISSN: 1946-4274
  • URL: /core/journals/mrs-online-proceedings-library-archive
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×

Keywords: