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Nonvolatile Electric-Field Control of Inversion Symmetry

@inproceedings{Caretta2022NonvolatileEC,
  title={Nonvolatile Electric-Field Control of Inversion Symmetry},
  author={Lucas Caretta and Yu Tsun Shao and Jia-feng Yu and Antonio B. Mei and Bastien F Grosso and Cheng Dai and Piush Behera and Daehun Lee and Margaret R. McCarter and Eric Parsonnet and Harikrishnan K.P. and Fei Xue and Edward S. Barnard and Steffen Ganschow and Archana Raja and Lane W. Martin and Long-qing Chen and Manfred Fiebig and Keji Lai and Nicola A. Spaldin and David A. Muller and Darrell G. Schlom and Ramamoorthy Ramesh Department of Materials Science and Engineering and University of California Berkeley and School of Applied and Engineering Physics and C.W.Fehrenbach Colorado State University and Department of Physics and University of Texas Austin and Department of Materials Science and Department of Materials and Eth Zurich Department of Materials Science and The Pennsylvania State University and Molecular Foundry and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Leibniz-Institut fur Kristallzuchtung and Materials Sciences Division and Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science},
  year={2022}
}
In condensed-matter systems, competition between ground states at phase boundaries can lead to significant changes in material properties under external stimuli, particularly when these ground states have different crystal symmetries. A key scientific and technological challenge is to stabilize and control coexistence of symmetry-distinct phases with external stimuli. Using BiFeO3 (BFO) layers confined between layers of the dielectric TbScO3 as a model system, we stabilize the mixed-phase… 

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