Fabrication of EuTiO3 epitaxial thin films by pulsed laser deposition

Kunitada Hatabayashi, Taro Hitosugi, Yasushi Hirose, Xianqiang Cheng, Toshihiro Shimada, Tetsuya Hasegawa

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    Abstract

    We have fabricated high-quality epitaxial EuTiO3(100) films on SrTiO 3 substrates by pulsed laser deposition. In situ reflection high-energy electron diffraction (RHEED) monitoring revealed clear intensity oscillation, indicating layer-by-layer growth of EuTiO3. Furthermore, the obtained films had atomically flat surfaces with a step-terrace structure. From magnetization vs temperature measurements, we confirmed that the EuTiO 3 films have antiferromagnetic ordering with a Néel temperature of 3.7 K, and that they could be transformed to a ferromagnetic state by applying a magnetic field. We also found that the magnetic properties of the EuTiO3 films are sensitive to cell volume, as predicted by recent first-principles band calculations.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1002081-1002083
    Number of pages3
    JournalJapanese journal of applied physics
    Volume48
    Issue number10 Part 1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009 Dec 1

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Engineering(all)
    • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Hatabayashi, K., Hitosugi, T., Hirose, Y., Cheng, X., Shimada, T., & Hasegawa, T. (2009). Fabrication of EuTiO3 epitaxial thin films by pulsed laser deposition. Japanese journal of applied physics, 48(10 Part 1), 1002081-1002083. https://doi.org/10.1143/JJAP.48.100208