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Title: A Biased View on the Nanoworld: Electromechanical Imaging By SPM

Abstract

Coupling between electrical and mechanical phenomena is one of the fundamental natural mechanisms manifested in materials and systems ranging from ferroelectrics and multiferroics to electroactive polymers and biological systems. Electromechanics refers to a broad class of phenomena in which mechanical deformation is induced by an external electric field, or, conversely, electric charge is generated by the application of an external force. This coupling has obvious practical uses in actuators, sensors, tunable optics, and energy harvesting, and is also of great interest since it is inherently tied to physical materials properties. In ferroelectrics, electromechanical behavior is directly linked to polarization, and hence, can be used to study polarization reversal mechanisms, domain wall growth and pinning, cross-coupled phenomena in multiferroics, and electron-lattice coupling.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. ORNL
  2. Asylum Research, Santa Barbara, CA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
958821
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: R & D Magazine; Journal Volume: 49; Journal Issue: 10
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; ACTUATORS; DEFORMATION; ELECTRIC CHARGES; ELECTRIC FIELDS; ELECTROMECHANICS; HARVESTING; OPTICS; POLARIZATION; POLYMERS

Citation Formats

Kalinin, Sergei V, Rodriguez, Brian J, Jesse, Stephen, and Proksch, Roger. A Biased View on the Nanoworld: Electromechanical Imaging By SPM. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Kalinin, Sergei V, Rodriguez, Brian J, Jesse, Stephen, & Proksch, Roger. A Biased View on the Nanoworld: Electromechanical Imaging By SPM. United States.
Kalinin, Sergei V, Rodriguez, Brian J, Jesse, Stephen, and Proksch, Roger. Mon . "A Biased View on the Nanoworld: Electromechanical Imaging By SPM". United States. doi:.
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title = {A Biased View on the Nanoworld: Electromechanical Imaging By SPM},
author = {Kalinin, Sergei V and Rodriguez, Brian J and Jesse, Stephen and Proksch, Roger},
abstractNote = {Coupling between electrical and mechanical phenomena is one of the fundamental natural mechanisms manifested in materials and systems ranging from ferroelectrics and multiferroics to electroactive polymers and biological systems. Electromechanics refers to a broad class of phenomena in which mechanical deformation is induced by an external electric field, or, conversely, electric charge is generated by the application of an external force. This coupling has obvious practical uses in actuators, sensors, tunable optics, and energy harvesting, and is also of great interest since it is inherently tied to physical materials properties. In ferroelectrics, electromechanical behavior is directly linked to polarization, and hence, can be used to study polarization reversal mechanisms, domain wall growth and pinning, cross-coupled phenomena in multiferroics, and electron-lattice coupling.},
doi = {},
journal = {R & D Magazine},
number = 10,
volume = 49,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}