The \(\text {LaAlO}_3\)/\(\text {SrTiO}_3\) Interface: The Origin of the 2D Electron Liquid and the Fabrication

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This chapter discusses the formation of the 2D electron liquid at the LAO/STO interface. The first part presents the theoretical proposals aimed at explaining the origin of the charge at the interface. The second part focuses on the importance of the growth techniques and parameters like temperature, oxygen pressure, post-deposition annealing and their influence on the electronic transport properties.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Quantum Matter PhysicsUniversity of GenevaGenève 4Switzerland
  2. 2.Empa, Laboratory for Joining technologies and corrosionDübendorfSwitzerland

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