Synthesis and characterization of thin films of a half-metallic oxide, Sr2FeMoO6, by combinatorial techniques

Shogo Kadota, Yuji Matsumoto, Takao Sasagawa

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Abstract

The ordered double perovskite oxide, Sr2FeMoO6, has a half-metallic property and is considered as one of the best materials for creating spinpolarized current for next-generation spintronics devices. In order to optimize the fabrication conditions for (001)-oriented single-crystalline Sr2FeMoO6 thin films, a combinatorial pulsed laser deposition (PLD) technique, together with combinatorial (high-throughput) characterization, were carried out. It is found that atmospheric pressure during the deposition affects the formation of secondary phases, thus careful control of this parameter is necessary. On the other hand, substrate temperature affects the electric transport property and surface flatness; better results are obtained at a higher substrate temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Article number01BE13
JournalJapanese journal of applied physics
Volume50
Issue number1 PART 3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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