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Strain relaxation in epitaxial thin film cobaltite by ferromagnetic ordering

By Eileen De Guire / September 21, 2012

Schematic illustration of a regular atomic array of ferromagnetic nano-domains formed by an unconventional strain relaxation in epitaxial thin film lanthanum cobaltite. Credit: Lee; ORNL. Bulk and “unbulk” materials behave very differently, which has led to some useful applications and a lot of very interesting research. As characterization tools improve and as our understanding of…

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