Surface roughness assisted growth of vertically oriented ferroelectric SbSI nanorods

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dc.contributor.author Varghese, Justin M.
dc.contributor.author O'Regan, Colm
dc.contributor.author Deepak, Nitin
dc.contributor.author Whatmore, Roger W.
dc.contributor.author Holmes, Justin D.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-12T11:55:41Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-12T11:55:41Z
dc.date.issued 2012-08-03
dc.identifier.citation Varghese, J., O’Regan, C., Deepak, N., Whatmore, R. W. and Holmes, J. D. (2012) 'Surface Roughness Assisted Growth of Vertically Oriented Ferroelectric SbSI Nanorods', Chemistry of Materials, 24(16), pp. 3279-3284. doi: 10.1021/cm301928w en
dc.identifier.volume 24 en
dc.identifier.startpage 3279 en
dc.identifier.endpage 3284 en
dc.identifier.issn 0897-4756
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/6760
dc.identifier.doi 10.1021/cm301928w
dc.description.abstract We report the catalyst-free synthesis of arrays of c-axis oriented antimony sulfoiodide nanorods on anodic aluminum oxide (AAO) substrates by vapor phase deposition. The surface roughness of the AAO substrates played a decisive role in the orientation control of the SbSI nanorods produced. The as-grown SbSI nanorods were single-crystalline and ⟨001⟩ oriented, as revealed from the X-ray diffraction and transmission electron microscopy analysis. Switching spectroscopy-piezoresponse force microscopy experiments demonstrated, for the first time, the presence of switchable ferroelectricity and piezoelectricity in individual SbSI nanorods. Ferroelectric switching in the SbSI nanorods was found to occur via a 180° domain reversal, because of the preferred orientation of the nanorods along their polar c-axis. en
dc.description.sponsorship Higher Education Authority (HEA Program for Research in Third Level Institutions (2007-2011) via the INSPIRE program) en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher American Chemical Society (ACS) en
dc.relation.uri https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/cm301928w
dc.rights © 2012 American Chemical Society. This document is the Accepted Manuscript version of a Published Work that appeared in final form in Chemistry of Materials, copyright © American Chemical Society after peer review and technical editing by the publisher. To access the final edited and published work see https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/cm301928w en
dc.subject Nano en
dc.subject SbSI en
dc.subject Roughness en
dc.subject Piezoelectric en
dc.subject Ferroelectric en
dc.subject PFM en
dc.subject Surface roughness en
dc.subject Aluminum coatings en
dc.subject Anodic oxidation en
dc.subject Crystallography en
dc.subject Ferroelectric materials en
dc.subject Ferroelectricity en
dc.subject Nanorods en
dc.subject Piezoelectricity en
dc.subject Scanning probe microscopy en
dc.subject Transmission electron microscopy en
dc.subject X ray diffraction en
dc.title Surface roughness assisted growth of vertically oriented ferroelectric SbSI nanorods en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Justin D. Holmes, Chemistry, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: j.holmes@ucc.ie en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.date.updated 2018-08-06T14:29:36Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.internal.rssid 163725661
dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.contributor.funder Higher Education Authority en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Chemistry of Materials en
dc.internal.copyrightchecked No en
dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress j.holmes@ucc.ie en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Strategic Research Cluster/07/SRC/I1172/IE/SRC FORME: Functional Oxides and Related Materials for Electronics/ en


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