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Durham University

Department of Physics

Staff profile

Publication details for Prof Peter Hatton

Liu, Heng-Jui, Lin, Jheng-Cyuan, Fang, Yue-Wen, Wang, Jing-Ching, Huang, Bo-Chao, Gao, Xiang, Huang, Rong, Dean, Philip R., Hatton, Peter D., Chin, Yi-Ying, Lin, Hong-Ji, Chen, Chien-Te, Ikuhara, Yuichi, Chiu, Ya-Ping, Chang, Chia-Seng, Duan, Chun-Gang, He, Qing & Chu, Ying-Hao (2016). A Metal-Insulator Transition of the Buried MnO2 Monolayer in Complex Oxide Heterostructure. Advanced Materials 28(41): 9142-9151.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

A novel artificially created MnO2 monolayer system is demonstrated in atomically controlled epitaxial perovskite heterostructures. With careful design of different electrostatic boundary conditions, a magnetic transition as well as a metal–insulator transition of the MnO2 monolayer is unveiled, providing a fundamental understanding of dimensionality‐confined strongly correlated electron systems and a direction to design new electronic devices.