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Magnetic behavior of CeO2-δ thin films doped with non-magnetic transition metals

  • Paul Slusser
  • Dhananjay Kumar
  • Ashutosh Tiwari
Magnetic Materials and Devices Research Summary


This paper presents the magnetic behavior of CeO2-δ films doped with two non-magnetic transition metal elements: copper and zinc. High quality films were grown on LaAlO3 (001) substrate using a pulsed laser deposition technique. Detailed structural characterization and magnetic property measurements were performed. Our results showed that Cu-doped CeO2-δ films exhibit room temperature ferromagnetism while Zn-doped CeO2-δ films are non-magnetic.


Barrier Height Cerium Oxide Dilute Magnetic Semiconductor Pulse Laser Deposition Technique Saturated Magnetic Moment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Slusser
    • 1
  • Dhananjay Kumar
    • 2
  • Ashutosh Tiwari
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Materials Science and EngineeringUniversity of Utah, SLCUtahUSA
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNorth Carolina A & T GreensboroGreensboroUSA

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