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Title: Anatomy of Ag/Hafnia-Based Selectors with 10 10 Nonlinearity

We developed a novel Ag/oxide-based threshold switching device with attractive features including ≈10 10 nonlinearity. Furthermore, in a high-resolution transmission electron microscopic analysis of the nanoscale crosspoint device it is suggested that elongation of an Ag nanoparticle under voltage bias followed by spontaneous reformation of a more spherical shape after power off, is responsible for the observed threshold switching.
Authors:
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  1. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA 01003 USA
  2. Hewlett Packard Labs, Palo Alto CA 94304 USA
  3. Department of Physics, Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU UK
  4. Air Force Research Lab, Information Directorate, Rome NY 13441 USA
  5. Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton NY 11973 USA
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
BNL-113633-2017-JA
Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648; R&D Project: 16060; 16060; KC0403020
Grant/Contract Number:
SC00112704; SC0012704
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Advanced Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 29; Journal Issue: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher:
Wiley
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; Ag/hafnia nonlinearity selectors; Center for Functional Nanomaterials
OSTI Identifier:
1345769
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1401516