Functional Metal Oxide Nanostructures (Paperback)

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New Opportunities on Phase Transitions of Correlated Electron Nanostructures
1.1. Introduction
1.2. Electrical and Structural Transitions in VO2
1.3. Experimental Methods
1.4. Results and Discussions
1.4.1. Phase Inhomogeneity and Domain Organization
1.4.2. Domain Dynamics and Manipulation
1.4.3. Investigation of Phase Transition at the Single Domain Level
1.4.4. Superelasticity in Phase Transition
1.4.5. New Phase Stabilization with Strain
1.4.6. Thermoelectric Across the Metal-Insulator Domain Walls
1.5. Conclusions

2. Controlling the Conductivity in Oxide Semiconductors
2.1. Introduction
2.2. Formalism and Computational Approach
2.3. Results and Discussion
2.3.1. ZnO
2.3.2. SnO2
2.3.3. TiO2
2.4. Concluding Remarks

3. The Role of Defects in Functional Oxide Nanostructures
3.1. Introduction
3.2. Defects in Metal Oxide Nanostructures
3.2.1. Defect Structures in Metal Oxide Nanostructures3.2.2. Imaging Defects in Metal Oxide Nanostructures
3.2.3. Stability of Intrinsic Point Defects in Metal Oxide Nanostructures
3.3. Electrical Response
3.3.1. Point Defects and Charge Carriers
3.3.2. Defects and P-Type Conductivity
3.3.3. Defects and Conduction Mechanisms
3.3.4. Plasmon Response in Defect-Rich Oxide Nanostructures
3.4. Optical Response
3.4.1. Photoluminescence from Point Defects in Oxide Nanostructures
3.4.2. Raman Studies on Oxide Nanostructures
3.4.3. Magneto-Optical Properties of Oxide Nanostructures
3.5. Magnetic Response
3.5.1. Magnetism in Metal Oxide Nanoparticles
3.5.2. Ferromagnetism in Defect-Rich Semiconducting Metal Oxides
3.5.3. Spin Polarization in Defect-Rich Metal Oxide Nanostructures
3.5.4. Mechanisms for Magnetism in Metal Oxide Nanostructures
3.6. Defect Engineering in Metal Oxide Nanostructures
3.7. Conclusions

4. Emergent Metal-Insulator Transitions Associated with Electronic Inhomogeneities in Low-Dimensional Complex Oxides
4.1. Introduction
4.2. Experimental Approach
4.2.1. Fabrication of Spatially Confined Oxide Nanostructures
4.2.2. Cryogenic Four-Probe STM
4.3. Results and Discussion4.3.1. Percolative Mott Transition in Sr3(Ru1-xMnx)2O7
4.3.2. Confinement Effects and Tunable Emergent Behavior in La5/8-xPrxCa3/8MnO3
4.4. Conclusion

Optical Properties of Nanoscale Transition Metal Oxides
5.1. Physical, Chemical and Size-Shape Tunability in Transition Metal Oxides
5.2. Optical Spectroscopy as a Probe of Complex Oxides
5.3. Quantitative Models
5.3.1. Confinement Models
5.3.2. Descriptions of Inhomogeneous Media
5.3.3. Inhomogeneous Media and Surface Plasmons
5.3.4. Charge and Bonding Models
5.4. Charge-Structure-Function Relationships in Model Nanoscale Materials
5.4.1. Mott Transition in VO2 Revealed by Infrared Spectroscopy
5.4.2. Visualizing Charge and Orbitally Ordered Domains in La1/2Sr3/2MnO4
5.4.3. Discovery of Bound Carrier Excitation in Metal Exchanged Vanadium Oxide Nanoscrolls and Size Dependence of the Equatorial Stretching Modes
5.4.4. Classic Test Cases: Quantum Size Effects in ZnO and TiO2
5.4.5. Optical Properties of Polar Oxide Thin Films and Nanoparticles
5.4.6. Spectroscopic Determination of H2 Binding Sites and Energies in Metal-Organic Framework Materials
5.5. Summary and Outlook

6. Electronic Properties of Post-Transition Metal Oxide Semiconductor Surfaces
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Surface Space-Charge Properties
6.2.1. ZnO
6.2.2. Ga2O3
6.2.3. CdO
6.2.4. I.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781493900206
ISBN-10: 149390020X
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: September 17th, 2014
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: Springer Series in Materials Science