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|Title:||Synthesis and piezoresponse of highly ordered Pb(Zr₀.₅₃Ti₀.₄₇)O₃ nanowire arrays|
|Authors:||Zhang, X. Y.|
Lai, C. W.
Atomic force microscopy
Transmission electron microscopy
|Publisher:||American Institute of Physics|
|Source:||Applied physics letters, 1 Nov. 2004, v. 85, no. 18, p. 4190-4192.|
|Abstract:||We report the synthesis and characterization of ferroelectric lead zirconate titanate PbPb(Zr₀.₅₃Ti₀.₄₇)O₃(PZT) nanowires. The PZT nanowires, with diameters of about 45 nm and lengths of about 6 μm, were fabricated by means of a sol-gel method utilizing nanochannel alumina templates. After postannealing at 700 °C, the PZT nanowires exhibit a polycrystalline microstructure, and x-ray diffraction and transmission electron microscopy study revealed their perovskite crystal structure. The piezoelectric characteristics of individual PZT nanowires were demonstrated by piezoresponse force microscopy.|
|Rights:||© 2004 American Institute of Physics. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics. The following article appeared in X. Y. Zhang et al., Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 4190 (2004) and may be found at http://apl.aip.org/resource/1/applab/v85/i18/p4190_s1|
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