Ultrathin complex oxide nanomechanical resonators

@article{Davidovikj2020UltrathinCO,
  title={Ultrathin complex oxide nanomechanical resonators},
  author={Dejan Davidovikj and Dirk J. Groenendijk and A M R V L Monteiro and A. A. Dijkhoff and Dmytro Afanasiev and Makars {\vS}i{\vs}kins and M. Lee and Y. Huang and Erik van Heumen and Herre Sjoerd Jan van der Zant and Andrea D. Caviglia and Peter G. Steeneken},
  journal={Communications Physics},
  year={2020},
  volume={3},
  pages={1-6}
}
Complex oxide thin films and heterostructures exhibit a variety of electronic phases, often controlled by the mechanical coupling between film and substrate. Recently it has become possible to isolate epitaxially grown single-crystalline layers of these materials, enabling the study of their properties in the absence of interface effects. In this work, we use this technique to create nanomechanical resonators made out of SrTiO 3 and SrRuO 3 . Using laser interferometry, we successfully actuate… 
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