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Title: Bragg projection ptychography on niobium phase domain

Here, we demonstrate that the highly sensitive phase-contrast properties of Bragg coherent diffraction measurements combined with the translational diversity of ptychography can provide a Bragg “dark field” imaging method capable of revealing the finger print of domain structure in metallic thin films. Experimental diffraction data was taken from a epitaxially grown niobium metallic thin film on sapphire; and analyzed with the help of a careful combination of implemented refinement mechanisms.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4] ;  [5] ;  [6]
  1. Univ. College London, London (United Kingdom)
  2. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  3. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  4. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States); Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Hamburg (Germany)
  5. Advanced Photon Source, Argonne, IL (United States)
  6. Univ. College London, London (United Kingdom); Research Complex at Harwell, Oxford (United Kingdom)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
BNL-112069-2016-JA
Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9950
Grant/Contract Number:
SC00112704; AC02-06CH11357; FG02-11ER46831; AC02-76SF00515; FG02-11DMR-9724294; EP/G068437/1; EP/I022562/1ER46831
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 96; Journal Issue: 01; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9950
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE
OSTI Identifier:
1340350
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1371499; OSTI ID: 1374382

Burdet, Nicolas, Shi, Xiaowen, Huang, Xiaojing, Clark, Jesse N., Harder, Ross, and Robinson, Ian K.. Bragg projection ptychography on niobium phase domain. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.96.014109.
Burdet, Nicolas, Shi, Xiaowen, Huang, Xiaojing, Clark, Jesse N., Harder, Ross, & Robinson, Ian K.. Bragg projection ptychography on niobium phase domain. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.96.014109.
Burdet, Nicolas, Shi, Xiaowen, Huang, Xiaojing, Clark, Jesse N., Harder, Ross, and Robinson, Ian K.. 2016. "Bragg projection ptychography on niobium phase domain". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.96.014109. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1340350.
@article{osti_1340350,
title = {Bragg projection ptychography on niobium phase domain},
author = {Burdet, Nicolas and Shi, Xiaowen and Huang, Xiaojing and Clark, Jesse N. and Harder, Ross and Robinson, Ian K.},
abstractNote = {Here, we demonstrate that the highly sensitive phase-contrast properties of Bragg coherent diffraction measurements combined with the translational diversity of ptychography can provide a Bragg “dark field” imaging method capable of revealing the finger print of domain structure in metallic thin films. Experimental diffraction data was taken from a epitaxially grown niobium metallic thin film on sapphire; and analyzed with the help of a careful combination of implemented refinement mechanisms.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevB.96.014109},
journal = {Physical Review B},
number = 01,
volume = 96,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {8}
}

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