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Title: Multi-technique analysis of MOCVD-grown lead lanthanum titanate (Pb1-xLax)TiO3 thin films on quartz substrates
Authors: Chen, H.Y.
Lin, J. 
Tan, K.L. 
Feng, Z.C. 
Kwak, B.S.
Erbil, A.
Issue Date: 1998
Source: Chen, H.Y.,Lin, J.,Tan, K.L.,Feng, Z.C.,Kwak, B.S.,Erbil, A. (1998). Multi-technique analysis of MOCVD-grown lead lanthanum titanate (Pb1-xLax)TiO3 thin films on quartz substrates. Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings 493 : 493-498. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: A series of Lead lanthanum titanate (Pb1-xLax)TiO3 thin films with different compositions of x = 0 - 0.33 have been grown on fused quartz substrates by metallorganic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) and analyzed by a variety of techniques including X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), X-ray diffraction (XRD), Raman scattering spectroscopy (RSS) and diffuse reflectance infrared Fourier transform spectroscopy (DRIFTS) techniques. XPS results confirmed the film composition of (Pb1-xLax)TiO3 and lanthanum enrichment in top surface layers. XRD indicates a preferred (100) orientation for the films with x values of 0.05-0.17, while the films with x values above 0.32 have randomly distributed orientations. A gradual change in the crystal structure from tetragonal to cubic arrangement with increasing La composition is noted. XPS data also show the variation of Ti-O, Pb-O and La-O bonding with the change in the La composition. The stretching vibrations corresponding to these oxygen related bonding are observed by DRIFT at 667, 826, 936 and 529 cm-1 respectively. This combined investigation on epitaxial PLT films may enhance our understanding of the ferroelectric PLT materials.
Source Title: Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/98804
ISSN: 02729172
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