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15 December 2014

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Paper of the Month

 

Domain walls are tiny nano-objects that can exhibit extraordinary material properties different from the bulk material they form in. They are very small, of the order of 1nm in ferroelectrics.

It has now been shown that ferroelectric domain walls can be controllably moved at the nanoscale. This opens up possibilities for using these domain walls as nanoelectronic components and nanoscale transport channels.

To view the full article, published in Nature Nanotechnology 10, 190 (2015), click here.

Peggy Zhang, Owen Standard and Nagarajan Valanoor

Bismuth ferrite (BiFeO3) belongs to the class of multiferroic materials because it exhibits simultaneously ferroelectric, antiferromagnetic, piezoelectric properties. ...

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Professor Paul MunroeWelcome to the School of Materials Science and Engineering at UNSW Australia (formerly the University of New South Wales). Our aim is to be Australia’s leading contributor to research and teaching in Materials; to provide the best Materials engineers and scientists to the profession through our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, which are...

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