Substrate and oxygen-annealing effects on the pulsed-laser-deposited La0.5Ca0.5Mn1-xMxO3 (M = Fe, Ni) thin films

L. S. Hsu, C. J. Liu, T. W. Wu, D. Luca

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Perovskite manganite thin films of La0.5Ca0.5MnO 3 doped with 5% Fe or Ni were grown on SrTiO3, LaAlO 3, and NdGaO3 single-crystal substrates by pulsed-laser deposition. The as deposited films were amorphous and epitaxial layers were obtained only after ex-situ post-annealing at 900 °C under 1 atmosphere of oxygen. The effects of different substrates and oxygen-annealing conditions of the films correlate with their structural, magnetoresistance, and electronic properties.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)409-414
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Jun

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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