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Disorder-induced ordering in gallium oxide polymorphs

  title={Disorder-induced ordering in gallium oxide polymorphs},
  author={Alexander Azarov and Calliope Bazioti and Vishnukanthan Venkatachalapathy and Ponniah Vajeeston and Edouard Monakhov and Andrej Kuznetsov},
Polymorphs are common in nature and can be stabilized by applying external pressure in materials. The pressure/strain can also be induced by the gradually accumulated radiation disorder. However, in semiconductors, the radiation disorder accumulation typically results in the amorphization instead of engaging polymorphism. By studying these phenomena in gallium oxide we found that the amorphization may be prominently suppressed by the monoclinic to orthorhombic phase transition. Utilizing this… Expand

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