Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Scientists help thin-film ferroelectrics go extreme

05/16/2017 12:59 PM EDT

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Scientists have created the first-ever polarization gradient in thin-film ferroelectrics, greatly expanding the range of functional temperatures for a key material used in a variety of everyday applications. The discovery could pave the way for developing devices capable of supporting wireless communications in extreme environments.

Full story at http://newscenter.lbl.gov/2017/05/10/thin-film-ferroelectrics/

DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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