Growth mechanism of PTO on MgO at initial stage

K. Nishida*, K. Shirakata, M. Osada, M. Kakihana, T. Katoda

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Growth mechanism of a lead titanate (PbTiO3, PTO) thin film at the initial stage has been made clear. The mechanism is strongly affected by accumulation and release of stress. Flatness of the surface and the crystallographic orientation of the PTO film change with growth mode.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)323-328
Number of pages6
JournalApplied Surface Science
Issue number1-4 SPEC.
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Jun 30
Externally publishedYes


  • Film orientation
  • Growth mechanism
  • PTO
  • Residual stress
  • Surface roughness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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