Direct Observation of Lattice Polaron Formation in the Local Structure of La 1 2 x Ca x MnO 3

@inproceedings{Billinge1996DirectOO,
  title={Direct Observation of Lattice Polaron Formation in the Local Structure of La 1 2 x Ca x MnO 3},
  author={Simon J. L. Billinge and R. G. DiFrancesco and George H. Kwei and J{\"u}rgen Neumeier and Joe D. Thompson},
  year={1996}
}
The local atomic structure of La 12xCaxMnO3 (x ­ 0.12, 0.21, and 0.25) has been studied using pairdistribution-function analysis of neutron powder-diffraction data. A change is seen in the local structure which can be correlated with the metal-insulator transition in the x ­ 0.21 and 0.25 samples. This local structural change is modeled as an isotropic… CONTINUE READING