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Title: Rotational polarization nanotopologies in BaTiO 3 /SrTiO 3 superlattices


Rotational polar textures in nominally tetragonal BaTiO 3 were experimentally observed by STEM in BaTiO 3 /SrTiO 3 superlattices of appropriate periodicity ( n ).

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  1. Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), Bellaterra 08193, Barcelona, Spain
  2. Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
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Journal Name: Nanoscale Journal Volume: 11 Journal Issue: 44; Journal ID: ISSN 2040-3364
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Estandía, Saúl, Sánchez, Florencio, Chisholm, Matthew F., and Gázquez, Jaume. Rotational polarization nanotopologies in BaTiO 3 /SrTiO 3 superlattices. United Kingdom: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1039/C9NR08050C.
Estandía, Saúl, Sánchez, Florencio, Chisholm, Matthew F., & Gázquez, Jaume. Rotational polarization nanotopologies in BaTiO 3 /SrTiO 3 superlattices. United Kingdom.
Estandía, Saúl, Sánchez, Florencio, Chisholm, Matthew F., and Gázquez, Jaume. Thu . "Rotational polarization nanotopologies in BaTiO 3 /SrTiO 3 superlattices". United Kingdom.
title = {Rotational polarization nanotopologies in BaTiO 3 /SrTiO 3 superlattices},
author = {Estandía, Saúl and Sánchez, Florencio and Chisholm, Matthew F. and Gázquez, Jaume},
abstractNote = {Rotational polar textures in nominally tetragonal BaTiO 3 were experimentally observed by STEM in BaTiO 3 /SrTiO 3 superlattices of appropriate periodicity ( n ).},
doi = {10.1039/C9NR08050C},
journal = {Nanoscale},
number = 44,
volume = 11,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2019},
month = {11}

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