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- adj. Of or pertaining to morphotropism
- adj. Describing a phase transition due to a change in composition
- adj. Describing the phase boundary between tetragonal and rhombohedral regions of a ferroelectric
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the relation of crystalline form to chemical composition or morphotropism; exhibiting morphotropism.
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"The bismuth ferrite wants to be in a rhombohedral phase but the epitaxial strain forces it into a tetragonal phase, creating a morphotropic phase boundary."
The bismuth ferrite films and morphotropic phase boundaries created by epitaxial strain were characterized using TEAM 0.5, a unique transmission electron microscope created as part of the larger TEAM project.