High-quality epitaxial Bi1-xSbx (BiSb) films were formed by two-step growth using molecular beam epitaxy. The use of two-step growth, which involves lower-temperature growth at ~150 °C followed by higher-temperature (~250 °C) growth, and lattice-matched substrates such as BaF2 (111) are key to obtain high-quality BiSb films. The composition of the BiSb films can also be systematically tuned using this growth procedure. The epitaxial BiSb films showed higher crystallinity (full width at half maximum: ~0.69°) and higher mobility (~2100 cm2/Vs), which indicate that sufficient quality films were obtained. Such films are expected to pave the way for the fabrication of electronic devices using topological BiSb.
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