Formation of magnetite in bismuth ferrite under voltage stressing

Lou, X. J. and Yang, C. and Tang, T. and Lin, Y. and Zhang, M. and Scott, J. F. (2007) Formation of magnetite in bismuth ferrite under voltage stressing. Applied Physics Letters, 90. p. 262908. DOI 10.1063/1.2752724

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Abstract

Micro-Raman studies show that under ~700 kV/cm of dc voltage stressing for a few seconds, magnetite Fe3O4 forms in thin-film bismuth ferrite BiFeO3, probably due to phase separation. No evidence is found spectroscopically of hemite α-Fe2O3, maghemite γ-Fe2O3, or Bi2O3. This may relate to the controversy regarding the magnitude of magnetization in BiFeO3.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 2007 AREP IA54 2007 P
Subjects: 03 - Mineral Sciences
Divisions: 03 - Mineral Sciences
Journal or Publication Title: Applied Physics Letters
Volume: 90
Page Range: p. 262908
Identification Number: 10.1063/1.2752724
Depositing User: Sarah Humbert
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2009 13:03
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 10:07
URI: http://eprints.esc.cam.ac.uk/id/eprint/487

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