Oxygen vacancy dependence of magnetic behavior in the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterostructures

Hu, Hai-Long and Ao, Lei and Pham, Anh and Wang, Danyang and Wang, Yu and Chen, Zhigang ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9309-7993 and Kong, Charlie and Tan, Thiam Teck and Zu, Xiaotao and Li, Sean (2016) Oxygen vacancy dependence of magnetic behavior in the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterostructures. Advanced Materials Interfaces, 3 (20).


The discovery of magnetism at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterostructures has attracted a lot of interests in regards to the origin of magnetic properties appearing in this nonmagnetic system. In this paper, the existence of a robust ferromagnetic state in the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterostructures is demonstrated. The oxygen vacancy dependence of magnetic phenomena demonstrates the correlation between the magnetic properties and the oxygen vacancies. The strong ferromagnetism can be also manipulated by controlling the partial pressure of oxygen during the film deposition process. The well-controlled magnetism may open an avenue for the applications of magnetic storage and spintronics with the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterostructures.

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Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2017 03:46
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2019 00:04
Uncontrolled Keywords: LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterostructures; magnetic behavior; oxygen partial pressure; oxygen vacancy; robust ferromagnetic state
Fields of Research (2008): 03 Chemical Sciences > 0303 Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry > 030399 Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry not elsewhere classified
Fields of Research (2020): 34 CHEMICAL SCIENCES > 3403 Macromolecular and materials chemistry > 340399 Macromolecular and materials chemistry not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970103 Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/admi.201600547
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/31661

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