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Local structure around Fe ions on multiferroic Pb(Fe1/2Nb1/2)O-3 ceramics probed by x-ray absorption spectroscopy

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Author(s):
Mesquita, A. [1] ; Fraygola, B. M. [1] ; Mastelaro, V. R. [2] ; Eiras, J. A. [1]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Dept Fis, Grp Ceram Ferroeletr, BR-13560 Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Fis Sao Carlos, Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Applied Physics Letters; v. 100, n. 17 APR 23 2012.
Web of Science Citations: 7
Abstract

Local structure around Fe ions on Pb(Fe1/2Nb1/2)O-3 ceramics was probed by x-ray absorption spectroscopy in order to settle the controversies about its structure. It is observed that the shell structure around Fe atoms exhibits a monoclinic local symmetry at 130 and 230 K, tetragonal local symmetry at room temperature, and cubic local symmetry at 410 K. Independently of the coordination, temperature, or symmetry, Fe-O mean bond-length does not vary significantly. (C) 2012 American Institute of Physics. {[}http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4709490] (AU)

FAPESP's process: 10/11187-6 - Determination of the magnetoelectric coupling coefficient in single phase multiferroic materials
Grantee:Barbara Maraston Fraygola
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 08/04025-0 - Nanostructured multifunctional multiferroic materials: synthesis, properties, phenomenology and applications
Grantee:José Antonio Eiras
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants