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The influence of Mn substitution on the local structure of Na0.5Bi0.5TiO3 crystals: Increased ferroelectric ordering and coexisting octahedral tilts

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10 Author(s)
Yao, Jianjun ; Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA ; Ge, Wenwei ; Yan, Li ; Reynolds, William T.
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The ferroelectric domain structure of pure Na1/2Bi1/2TiO3 (NBT) and 1 at.% Mn-doped NBT (Mn-NBT) crystals was investigated by piezoresponse force microscopy. The correlation length of the polar regions was found to increase upon Mn substitution. High resolution transmission electron microscopy revealed that the coherency of the lattice across the domain boundaries between polar regions was also enhanced. Selected area electron diffraction showed that Mn favored coexisting 1/2 (ooo) and 1/2 (ooe) oxygen octahedral tiltings, over only 1/2 (ooo) for pure NBT.

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Journal of Applied Physics  (Volume:111 ,  Issue: 6 )