Oxide heterostructures: Atoms on the move

Journal name:
Nature Materials
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13,
Pages:
844–845
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doi:10.1038/nmat4071
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The epitaxial growth of oxide heterostructures is generally thought to occur in a deterministic fashion. Recent results on the Ruddlesden–Popper phases show this is not always the case, and that a dynamic rearrangement of the layers during growth can spring up surprises.

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  1. Guus Rijnders is at the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, 7500 AE Enschede, the Netherlands

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