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Possible reasons of preferred orientation of crystalline ZnO and LiNbO[sub]3[/sub] films produced by sol-gel method
Author(s): A. Arzumanyan; I. Ghambaryan; S. Grigoryan; E. Vardanyan; R. Hovsepyan; A. Poghosyan; G. Shirinyan
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Paper Abstract

It is shown, that correct choice of complex forming ligand in the gel allows obtaining oriented ZnO films even on amorphous substrates. On crystalline substrates, in the case of small mismatches between lattice parameters of the substrate and the film, the main reason for the film orientation is epitaxial growth of ZnO film. In contrast to the case of liquid-phase epitaxy, the spontaneous polarization in epitaxial growth of lithium niobate films by the sol-gel method is directed normally from the substrate.

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Date Published: 4 March 2011
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7998, International Conference on Laser Physics 2010, 799802 (4 March 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.890899
Show Author Affiliations
A. Arzumanyan, Institute for Physical Research (Armenia)
I. Ghambaryan, Institute for Physical Research (Armenia)
S. Grigoryan, Institute for Physical Research (Armenia)
E. Vardanyan, Institute for Physical Research (Armenia)
R. Hovsepyan, Institute for Physical Research (Armenia)
A. Poghosyan, Institute for Physical Research (Armenia)
G. Shirinyan, Institute for Physical Research (Armenia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7998:
International Conference on Laser Physics 2010
Aram V. Papoyan, Editor(s)

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