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Antiferroelectriclike polarization behavior in compositionally varying $(1-x) Pb(Mg_{1/3}Nb_{2/3})O_{3-(x)}PbTiO_{3}$ multilayers

Ranjith, R and Krupanidhi, SB (2007) Antiferroelectriclike polarization behavior in compositionally varying $(1-x) Pb(Mg_{1/3}Nb_{2/3})O_{3-(x)}PbTiO_{3}$ multilayers. In: Applied Physics Letters, 91 (8).

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Abstract

Compositionally varying multilayers of (1-x) Pb(Mg1/3N2/3)O-3-(x) PbTiO3 were fabricated using pulsed laser ablation technique. An antiferroelectriclike polarization hysteresis was observed in these relaxor based multilayer systems. The competition among the intrinsic ferroelectric coupling in the relaxor ferroelectrics and the antiferroelectric coupling among the dipoles at the interface gives rise to an antiferroelectriclike polarization behavior. An increment in the coercive field and the applied field corresponding to the polarization flipping at low temperatures, provide further insight on the competition among the long-range ferroelectric interaction and the interfacial interaction in the polarization behavior of these relaxor multilayers.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to American Institute of Physics.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Materials Research Centre
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2009 10:54
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:00
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/18087

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