SrTiO3 thin films were deposited by low-pressure organometallic chemical vapor deposition. Titanium isopropoxide, Sr(dipivaloylmethanate) 2, oxygen, and water vapor were used as reactants, and argon was used as a carrier gas. Growth rates ranging from 0.3 to 4.5 μm/h were obtained on (0001) sapphire substrates at 600-850 °C. Highly textured SrTiO3 films with a  orientation were obtained at a growth temperature of 800 °C. The growth parameters which influenced the composition, phase stability, morphology, and texture of the thin films were examined.
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