Domain structure changes in (1-x)Pb(Mg 1/3Nb 2/3)O 3-xPbTiO 3 with composition, dc bias, and ac field

D. Viehland, Jie Fang Li, Eugene V. Colla

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Abstract

The changes in domain structure with compositions, dc bais and ac field for (001)-oriented PMN-xPT crystals was investigated using polarized optical microscopy. The miniature polar domains exhibits an increasing degree of self-assembly with increasing x from polar nanodomains for x<0.25, to fine crosshatched domains near the morphotrophic phase boundary (MPB). It was observed that an applied dc electrical bias change morphology from fine crosshatched to thin-aligned striationlike domains. An ac electric field applied to the crosshatched domains result in a irregular domain wall oscillations/relaxations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3379-3381
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Volume96
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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