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The Relation of Local Order to Material Properties in Relaxor Ferroelectrics

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Author(s)

Matthew Krogstad, Peter M. Gehring, Stephan Rosenkranz, Raymond Osborn, Feng Ye, Yaohua Liu, Jacob P. C. Ruff, Wenzhi Chen, Justin M. Wozniak, Haosu Luo, O. Chmaissem, Zuo-Guang Ye, Daniel Phelan

Abstract

Four different forms of local order that give rise to diffuse neutron and x-ray scattering in the relaxor ferroelectric series PMN-xPT are identified via broad, three-dimensional surveys of reciprocal space. Composition and temperature-dependent measurements reveal how the local ordering correlates to dielectric and electromechanical properties as well as long-range polar order.
Citation
Nature Materials
Volume
17

Keywords

Relaxor ferroelectrics, Piezoelectricity, Diffuse scattering, Perovskites, Neutron scattering

Citation

Krogstad, M. , Gehring, P. , Rosenkranz, S. , Osborn, R. , Ye, F. , Liu, Y. , Ruff, J. , Chen, W. , Wozniak, J. , Luo, H. , Chmaissem, O. , Ye, Z. and Phelan, D. (2018), The Relation of Local Order to Material Properties in Relaxor Ferroelectrics, Nature Materials, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=923584 (Accessed May 20, 2024)

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Created June 24, 2018, Updated October 12, 2021