Web-like domain structure formation in barium titanate single crystals

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dc.contributor.author Rodriguez, Brian J.
dc.contributor.author Eng, L. M.
dc.contributor.author Gruverman, A.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-12-13T09:26:03Z
dc.date.available 2013-12-13T09:26:03Z
dc.date.copyright 2010 American Institute of Physics en
dc.date.issued 2010-07
dc.identifier.citation Applied Physics Letters en
dc.identifier.issn 0003-6951 (Print)
dc.identifier.issn 1077-3118 (Online)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/5173
dc.description.abstract The evolution of ferroelectric domain structure in Remeika-grown BaTiO3 crystals under an inhomogeneous electric field has been investigated using piezoresponse force microscopy. The ac imaging bias was found to affect the metastable polarization state and lead to the formation of a web-like domain structure. It is suggested that this behaviour is due to the existence of subsurface domains arising in single crystals with a layered structure. (C) 2010 American Institute of Physics. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher AIP en
dc.rights The following article appeared in JAppl. Phys. Lett. 97, 042902 (2010) and may be found at http://link.aip.org/link/doi/10.1063/1.3467871. The article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics. en
dc.subject Atomic force microscopy en
dc.subject Crystal structure en
dc.subject Thin film growth en
dc.subject Surface phase transitions en
dc.subject Barium compounds en
dc.subject Electric domains en
dc.subject Ferroelectric domains en
dc.subject Nanoscale en
dc.title Web-like domain structure formation in barium titanate single crystals en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.authorcontactother brian.rodriguez@ucd.ie
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 97 en
dc.identifier.issue 4 en
dc.identifier.startpage 042902-1 en
dc.identifier.endpage 042902-3 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1063/1.3467871
dc.neeo.contributor Rodriguez|Brian J.|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Eng|L. M.|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Gruverman|A.|aut|
dc.description.othersponsorship National Science Foundation, USA en
dc.description.othersponsorship German Science Foundation en
dc.description.othersponsorship UCD Research en
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dc.description.admin DM, 12/12/2013 en
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dc.date.updated 2013-10-21T11:41:15Z

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