Cobalt oxide with brownmillerite structure discovered using the HKZ

Heretofore unknown cobalt oxide with brownmillerite structure discovered in Argonne National Lab using the ScIDre HKZ floating zone furnace.

Various complex oxides and intermetallic compounds have been successfully grown with the HKZ floating zone furnace, yielding surpassing quality single crystals. However, the discovery of new materials with exceptional properties remains a claim to…