Hydrothermal growth of two-dimensional SrMnO3

Matthew Bloodgood, Nikita Deshpande, Tina T. Salguero

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Abstract

Nanosheets of the four-layered, hexagonal perovskite 4H-SrMnO3, an end-member in a class of magnetoresistive materials, have been synthesized via a hydrothermal method. MnO2 nanosheets were used as the precursor to act as the Mn source which diverges from the Mn-salt precursors commonly seen. These hydrothermal reactions were carried out over a range of times and temperatures with relatively low concentrations of NaOH. Identification and characterization were accomplished through powder X-ray diffraction, transmission electron microscopy, and atomic force microscopy. The resulting nanosheets were found to possess lateral dimensions ranging from several hundred nanometers to a few microns. During the course of these reactions, the morphology was found to be dependent on the Mn:Sr ratio.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventMaterials Research Society Fall Meeting - Boston, United States
Duration: 30 Nov 20154 Dec 2015

Conference

ConferenceMaterials Research Society Fall Meeting
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBoston
Period30/11/154/12/15

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