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Title: Ferroelectric InMnO{sub 3}: Growth of single crystals, structure and high-temperature phase transitions

Abstract

To understand the origin of the ferroelectricity in InMnO{sub 3}, single crystals with average size of 1 mm were grown in PbF{sub 2} flux at 950 °C. The results of single crystal X-ray diffraction, second harmonic generation and piezoresponse force microscopy studies of high-quality InMnO{sub 3} single crystals reveal that the room-temperature state in this material is ferroelectric with P6{sub 3}cm symmetry. The polar InMnO{sub 3} specimen undergoes a reversible phase transition from non-centrosymmetric P6{sub 3}cm structure to a centrosymmetric P6{sub 3}/mmc structure at 700 °C as confirmed by the in situ high-temperature Raman spectroscopic and synchrotron X-ray diffraction experiments. - Graphical abstract: Piezoresponse fore microscopy (PFM) studies of high quality InMnO{sub 3} single crystal revealed that the room-temperature state of this material is ferroelectric with a clear cloverleaf pattern corresponding to six antiphase ferroelectric domains with alternating polarization ±P{sub z}. Display Omitted - Highlights: • InMnO{sub 3} single crystals with average size of 1 mm were grown in PbF{sub 2} flux at 950 °C. • The room-temperature state of InMnO{sub 3} is ferroelectric with polar P6{sub 3}cm structure. • PolarInMnO{sub 3} reversibly transforms to a centrosymmetric P6{sub 3}/mmc structure above 700 °C.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]; ;  [1];  [3];  [4]; ; ;  [1];  [5]
  1. Fachbereich Material‐ und Geowissenschaften, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Alarich-Weiss-Straße 2, 64287 Darmstadt (Germany)
  2. (Germany)
  3. Institut für Geowissenschaften, Goethe-Universität, Altenhöferallee 1, d-60438 Frankfurt a.M. (Germany)
  4. Institut für Chemie, Technische Universität Berlin, Straße des 17, Juni 135, 10623 Berlin (Germany)
  5. Fachgebiet Keramische Werkstoffe / Chair of Advanced Ceramic Materials, Institut für Werkstoffwissenschaften und -technologien, Technische Universität Berlin, Hardenbergstraße 40, 10623 Berlin (Germany)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22584194
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of Solid State Chemistry; Journal Volume: 241; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2016 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; CRYSTAL GROWTH; FERROELECTRIC MATERIALS; HARMONIC GENERATION; HCP LATTICES; LEAD FLUORIDES; MICROSCOPY; MONOCRYSTALS; PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS; POLARIZATION; X RADIATION; X-RAY DIFFRACTION

Citation Formats

Bekheet, Maged F., E-mail: maged.bekheet@ceramics.tu-berlin.de, Fachgebiet Keramische Werkstoffe / Chair of Advanced Ceramic Materials, Institut für Werkstoffwissenschaften und -technologien, Technische Universität Berlin, Hardenbergstraße 40, 10623 Berlin, Svoboda, Ingrid, Liu, Na, Bayarjargal, Lkhamsuren, Irran, Elisabeth, Dietz, Christian, Stark, Robert W., Riedel, Ralf, and Gurlo, Aleksander. Ferroelectric InMnO{sub 3}: Growth of single crystals, structure and high-temperature phase transitions. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1016/J.JSSC.2016.05.031.
Bekheet, Maged F., E-mail: maged.bekheet@ceramics.tu-berlin.de, Fachgebiet Keramische Werkstoffe / Chair of Advanced Ceramic Materials, Institut für Werkstoffwissenschaften und -technologien, Technische Universität Berlin, Hardenbergstraße 40, 10623 Berlin, Svoboda, Ingrid, Liu, Na, Bayarjargal, Lkhamsuren, Irran, Elisabeth, Dietz, Christian, Stark, Robert W., Riedel, Ralf, & Gurlo, Aleksander. Ferroelectric InMnO{sub 3}: Growth of single crystals, structure and high-temperature phase transitions. United States. doi:10.1016/J.JSSC.2016.05.031.
Bekheet, Maged F., E-mail: maged.bekheet@ceramics.tu-berlin.de, Fachgebiet Keramische Werkstoffe / Chair of Advanced Ceramic Materials, Institut für Werkstoffwissenschaften und -technologien, Technische Universität Berlin, Hardenbergstraße 40, 10623 Berlin, Svoboda, Ingrid, Liu, Na, Bayarjargal, Lkhamsuren, Irran, Elisabeth, Dietz, Christian, Stark, Robert W., Riedel, Ralf, and Gurlo, Aleksander. 2016. "Ferroelectric InMnO{sub 3}: Growth of single crystals, structure and high-temperature phase transitions". United States. doi:10.1016/J.JSSC.2016.05.031.
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title = {Ferroelectric InMnO{sub 3}: Growth of single crystals, structure and high-temperature phase transitions},
author = {Bekheet, Maged F., E-mail: maged.bekheet@ceramics.tu-berlin.de and Fachgebiet Keramische Werkstoffe / Chair of Advanced Ceramic Materials, Institut für Werkstoffwissenschaften und -technologien, Technische Universität Berlin, Hardenbergstraße 40, 10623 Berlin and Svoboda, Ingrid and Liu, Na and Bayarjargal, Lkhamsuren and Irran, Elisabeth and Dietz, Christian and Stark, Robert W. and Riedel, Ralf and Gurlo, Aleksander},
abstractNote = {To understand the origin of the ferroelectricity in InMnO{sub 3}, single crystals with average size of 1 mm were grown in PbF{sub 2} flux at 950 °C. The results of single crystal X-ray diffraction, second harmonic generation and piezoresponse force microscopy studies of high-quality InMnO{sub 3} single crystals reveal that the room-temperature state in this material is ferroelectric with P6{sub 3}cm symmetry. The polar InMnO{sub 3} specimen undergoes a reversible phase transition from non-centrosymmetric P6{sub 3}cm structure to a centrosymmetric P6{sub 3}/mmc structure at 700 °C as confirmed by the in situ high-temperature Raman spectroscopic and synchrotron X-ray diffraction experiments. - Graphical abstract: Piezoresponse fore microscopy (PFM) studies of high quality InMnO{sub 3} single crystal revealed that the room-temperature state of this material is ferroelectric with a clear cloverleaf pattern corresponding to six antiphase ferroelectric domains with alternating polarization ±P{sub z}. Display Omitted - Highlights: • InMnO{sub 3} single crystals with average size of 1 mm were grown in PbF{sub 2} flux at 950 °C. • The room-temperature state of InMnO{sub 3} is ferroelectric with polar P6{sub 3}cm structure. • PolarInMnO{sub 3} reversibly transforms to a centrosymmetric P6{sub 3}/mmc structure above 700 °C.},
doi = {10.1016/J.JSSC.2016.05.031},
journal = {Journal of Solid State Chemistry},
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