The development of the scientific foundation for new technologies based on the unique transport properties of complex oxide heterostructures prepared with unprecedented perfection and purity.
|Susanne Stemmer (Co-leader)||Materials|
|Chris G. Van de Walle (Co-leader)||Materials|
|Leon Balents||Physics & KITP|
|James Speck||Computer Engineering|
|A. Bhattacharya||Argonne Natl. Lab.|
Schematic of a distorted perovskite structure (GdFeO3-type) adopted by many of the correlated oxides that are the subject of this program. TM = transition metal, i.e., Ti or Ni; R = rare earth ion. The TM- O octahedra (shaded green) are rotated or tilted.