News tagged with ferroelectrics

The origin of ultrahigh piezoelectric response

All ferroelectric materials possess a property known as piezoelectricity in which an applied mechanical force can generate an electrical current and an applied electrical field can elicit a mechanical response. Ferroelectric ...

dateJan 10, 2017 in Condensed Matter
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Doubling data density

An electronic device that could lead to smaller, low-power memory chips can now be controlled and probed by light, as revealed by research from KAUST.

dateJul 25, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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