Vanadium dioxide undergoes a metal-insulator transition, in which the strain condition plays an important role. To investigate the strain contribution, a phenomenological thermodynamic potential for the vanadium dioxide single crystal was constructed. The transformations under the uniaxial stress, wire, and thin film boundary conditions were analyzed, and the corresponding phase diagrams were constructed. The calculated phase diagrams agree well with existing experimental data, and show that the transformation temperature (and Curie temperature) strongly depends on the strain condition.
Y. Gu et al., "Thermodynamics of Strained Vanadium Dioxide Single Crystals," Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 108, no. 8, American Institute of Physics (AIP), Oct 2010.
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Materials Science and Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Experimental data; Strain conditions; Thermodynamic potentials; Transformation temperatures; Uniaxial stress; Vanadium dioxide, Metadata; Metal insulator boundaries; Metal insulator transition; Phase diagrams; Semiconductor insulator boundaries; Thermodynamics; Vanadium; Vanadium alloys, Single crystals
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01 Oct 2010