Ferromagnetism in chromium-doped reduced-rutile titanium dioxide thin films
journal contributionposted on 15.11.2021, 21:35 by Zhenjun Wang, Jinke Tang, Hongguo Zhang, Vladimir Golub, Leonard Spinu, Le Duc Tung
Cr-doped reduced-rutile TiO2 thin films were grown on R-plane sapphire substrates by pulsed-laser deposition. X-ray diffraction and transmission electron microscopy results indicate that the films are single phase and reduced-rutile type. Superconducting quantum interference device magnetometer measurements show the films are ferromagnetic up to 400 K. A large magnetic moment of 2.9 μB per Cr atom is found for 6% Cr-doped reduced films at room temperature, and the saturation magnetization of the films decreases with increasing Cr doping. The temperature dependence of the resistivity shows semiconducting behavior.
PublisherUniversity of Wyoming. Libraries
Journal titleJOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS
CollectionFaculty Publications - Physics and Astronomy
- Library Sciences - LIBS