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Title: Structural evolution of dilute magnetic (Sn,Mn)Se films grown by molecular beam epitaxy

Abstract

In this paper, we describe the structural evolution of dilute magnetic (Sn,Mn)Se films grown by molecular beam epitaxy on GaAs (111) substrates, as revealed by transmission electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. When the Mn concentration is increased, the lattice of the ternary (Sn,Mn)Se films evolves quasi-coherently from a SnSe 2 two-dimensional (2D) crystal structure into a more complex quasi-2D lattice rearrangement, ultimately transforming into the magnetically concentrated antiferromagnetic MnSe 3D rock-salt structure as Mn approaches 50 at. % of this material. Finally, these structural transformations are expected to underlie the evolution of magnetic properties of this ternary system reported earlier in the literature.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [2]; ORCiD logo [2];  [3];  [4];  [4];  [5];  [6];  [7];  [7];  [2];  [2]
  1. Univ. of Notre Dame, IN (United States). Dept. of Physics. Dept. of Electrical Engineering
  2. Univ. of Notre Dame, IN (United States). Dept. of Physics
  3. Univ. of Notre Dame, IN (United States). Dept. of Electrical Engineering. Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility
  4. Univ. Grenoble Alpes (France). Inst. Néel
  5. Univ. of Notre Dame, IN (United States). Radiation Lab. Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  6. Univ. of Notre Dame, IN (United States). Dept. of Physics. Radiation Lab.
  7. Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ (United States). Dept. of Physics
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Notre Dame, IN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22); National Science Foundation (NSF); National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC)
OSTI Identifier:
1465328
Grant/Contract Number:  
FC02-04ER15533; DMR 14-00432; DMR 14-33490; 51302257
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Applied Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 121; Journal Issue: 7; Journal ID: ISSN 0021-8979
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; materials properties; III-V semiconductors; X-ray diffraction; thin film growth; X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy; crystal structure; ferromagnetic materials; molecular beam epitaxy

Citation Formats

Kanzyuba, Vasily, Dong, Sining, Liu, Xinyu, Li, Xiang, Rouvimov, Sergei, Okuno, Hanako, Mariette, Henri, Zhang, Xueqiang, Ptasinska, Sylwia, Tracy, Brian D., Smith, David J., Dobrowolska, Margaret, and Furdyna, Jacek K. Structural evolution of dilute magnetic (Sn,Mn)Se films grown by molecular beam epitaxy. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4976206.
Kanzyuba, Vasily, Dong, Sining, Liu, Xinyu, Li, Xiang, Rouvimov, Sergei, Okuno, Hanako, Mariette, Henri, Zhang, Xueqiang, Ptasinska, Sylwia, Tracy, Brian D., Smith, David J., Dobrowolska, Margaret, & Furdyna, Jacek K. Structural evolution of dilute magnetic (Sn,Mn)Se films grown by molecular beam epitaxy. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4976206.
Kanzyuba, Vasily, Dong, Sining, Liu, Xinyu, Li, Xiang, Rouvimov, Sergei, Okuno, Hanako, Mariette, Henri, Zhang, Xueqiang, Ptasinska, Sylwia, Tracy, Brian D., Smith, David J., Dobrowolska, Margaret, and Furdyna, Jacek K. Wed . "Structural evolution of dilute magnetic (Sn,Mn)Se films grown by molecular beam epitaxy". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4976206. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1465328.
@article{osti_1465328,
title = {Structural evolution of dilute magnetic (Sn,Mn)Se films grown by molecular beam epitaxy},
author = {Kanzyuba, Vasily and Dong, Sining and Liu, Xinyu and Li, Xiang and Rouvimov, Sergei and Okuno, Hanako and Mariette, Henri and Zhang, Xueqiang and Ptasinska, Sylwia and Tracy, Brian D. and Smith, David J. and Dobrowolska, Margaret and Furdyna, Jacek K.},
abstractNote = {In this paper, we describe the structural evolution of dilute magnetic (Sn,Mn)Se films grown by molecular beam epitaxy on GaAs (111) substrates, as revealed by transmission electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. When the Mn concentration is increased, the lattice of the ternary (Sn,Mn)Se films evolves quasi-coherently from a SnSe2 two-dimensional (2D) crystal structure into a more complex quasi-2D lattice rearrangement, ultimately transforming into the magnetically concentrated antiferromagnetic MnSe 3D rock-salt structure as Mn approaches 50 at. % of this material. Finally, these structural transformations are expected to underlie the evolution of magnetic properties of this ternary system reported earlier in the literature.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4976206},
journal = {Journal of Applied Physics},
number = 7,
volume = 121,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {2}
}

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