Ferroelectric fatigue of Pb(Zr,Ti)O3 thin films measured in atmospheres of varying oxygen concentration

M. Brazier, Said Mansour, M. McElfresh

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Ambient oxygen concentration was found to have a remarkably large influence on the fatigue properties of Pb(Zr,Ti)O3 films. The onset of fatigue testing was sharply peaked with respect to ambient pO2. These results are consistent with one proposed mechanism of fatigue involving oxygen vacancies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4032-4033
Number of pages2
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number26
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jun 1999
Externally publishedYes


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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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