Nanoscale Ferroelectric Multiferroic Materials for Energy Harvesting Applications

Nanoscale Ferroelectric Multiferroic Materials for Energy Harvesting Applications
Author: Hideo Kimura,Zhenxiang Cheng,Tingting Jia
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 252
Release: 2019-02-22
ISBN 10: 0128145005
ISBN 13: 9780128145005
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanoscale Ferroelectric Multiferroic Materials for Energy Harvesting Applications Book Review:

Nanoscale Ferroelectric-Multiferroic Materials for Energy Harvesting Applications presents the latest information in the emerging field of multiferroic materials research, exploring applications in energy conversion and harvesting at the nanoscale. The book covers crystal and microstructure, ferroelectric, piezoelectric and multiferroic physical properties, along with their characterization. Special attention is given to the design and tailoring of ferroelectric, magnetic and multiferroic materials and their interaction among ferroics. The fundamentals of energy conversion are incorporated, along with the requirements of materials for this process. Finally, a range of applications is presented, demonstrating the progression from fundamentals to applied science. This essential resource describes the link between the basic physical properties of these materials and their applications in the field of energy harvest. It will be a useful resource for graduate students, early career researchers, academics and industry professionals working in areas related to energy conversion. Bridges the gap between the fundamentals and applications of ferroelectric and multiferroic materials for energy harvesting Demonstrates how a range of nanomaterials play an important role in the creation of efficient energy harvesting systems Provides new solutions for the fabrication of electronic devices for various applications

Nanoscale Ferroelectrics and Multiferroics

Nanoscale Ferroelectrics and Multiferroics
Author: Miguel Alguero,J. Marty Gregg,Liliana Mitoseriu
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 984
Release: 2016-05-31
ISBN 10: 1118935756
ISBN 13: 9781118935750
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanoscale Ferroelectrics and Multiferroics Book Review:

"Covers topics such as nanostructuring, functional ceramics based on nanopowders micromechanical systems, self-assembling and patterning, porous structures etc."--

Nanostructures in Ferroelectric Films for Energy Applications

Nanostructures in Ferroelectric Films for Energy Applications
Author: Jun Ouyang
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2019-07-15
ISBN 10: 0128138564
ISBN 13: 9780128138564
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructures in Ferroelectric Films for Energy Applications Book Review:

Nanostructures in Ferroelectric Films for Energy Applications: Grains, Domains, Interfaces and the Engineering Methods presents methods of engineering nanostructures in ferroelectric films to improve their performance in energy harvesting and conversion and storage. Ferroelectric films, which have broad applications, including the emerging energy technology, usually consist of nanoscale inhomogeneities. For polycrystalline films, the size and distribution of nano-grains determines the macroscopic properties, especially the field-induced polarization response. For epitaxial films, the energy of internal long-range electric and elastic fields during their growth are minimized by formation of self-assembled nano-domains. This book is an accessible reference for both instructors in academia and R&D professionals. Provides the necessary components for the systematic study of the structure-property relationship in ferroelectric thin film materials using case studies in energy applications Written by leading experts in the research areas of piezoelectrics, electrocalorics, ferroelectric dielectrics (especially in capacitive energy storage), ferroelectric domains, and ferroelectric-Si technology Includes a well balanced mix of theoretical design and simulation, materials processing and integration, and dedicated characterization methods of the involved nanostructures

Magnetoelectric Polymer Based Composites

Magnetoelectric Polymer Based Composites
Author: Senentxu Lanceros-Méndez
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2017-10-23
ISBN 10: 3527341277
ISBN 13: 9783527341276
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Magnetoelectric Polymer Based Composites Book Review:

The first book on this topic provides a comprehensive and well-structured overview of the fundamentals, synthesis and emerging applications of magnetoelectric polymer materials. Following an introduction to the basic aspects of polymer based magnetoelectric materials and recent developments, subsequent chapters discuss the various types as well as their synthesis and characterization. There then follows a review of the latest applications, such as memories, sensors and actuators. The book concludes with a look at future technological advances. An essential reference for entrants to the field as well as for experienced researchers.

Introduction to Materials for Advanced Energy Systems

Introduction to Materials for Advanced Energy Systems
Author: Colin Tong
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 911
Release: 2018-12-12
ISBN 10: 3319980025
ISBN 13: 9783319980027
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Materials for Advanced Energy Systems Book Review:

This first of its kind text enables today’s students to understand current and future energy challenges, to acquire skills for selecting and using materials and manufacturing processes in the design of energy systems, and to develop a cross-functional approach to materials, mechanics, electronics and processes of energy production. While taking economic and regulatory aspects into account, this textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the range of materials used for advanced energy systems, including fossil, nuclear, solar, bio, wind, geothermal, ocean and hydropower, hydrogen, and nuclear, as well as thermal energy storage and electrochemical storage in fuel cells. A separate chapter is devoted to emerging energy harvesting systems. Integrated coverage includes the application of scientific and engineering principles to materials that enable different types of energy systems. Properties, performance, modeling, fabrication, characterization and application of structural, functional and hybrid materials are described for each energy system. Readers will appreciate the complex relationships among materials selection, optimizing design, and component operating conditions in each energy system. Research and development trends of novel emerging materials for future hybrid energy systems are also considered. Each chapter is basically a self-contained unit, easily enabling instructors to adapt the book for coursework. This textbook is suitable for students in science and engineering who seek to obtain a comprehensive understanding of different energy processes, and how materials enable energy harvesting, conversion, and storage. In setting forth the latest advances and new frontiers of research, the text also serves as a comprehensive reference on energy materials for experienced materials scientists, engineers, and physicists. Includes pedagogical features such as in-depth side bars, worked-out and end-of- chapter exercises, and many references to further reading Provides comprehensive coverage of materials-based solutions for major and emerging energy systems Brings together diverse subject matter by integrating theory with engaging insights

Magnetoelectric Composites

Magnetoelectric Composites
Author: Mirza I. Bichurin
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2019-02-22
ISBN 10: 0429949618
ISBN 13: 9780429949616
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Magnetoelectric Composites Book Review:

This book is dedicated to modeling and application of magnetoelectric (ME) effects in layered and bulk composites based on magnetostrictive and piezoelectric materials. Currently, numerous theoretical and experimental studies on ME composites are available but few on the development and research of instruments based on them. So far, only investigation of ME magnetic field sensors has been cited in the existing literature. However, these studies have finally resulted in the creation of low-frequency ME magnetic field sensors with parameters substantially exceeding the characteristics of Hall sensors. The book presents the authors’ many years of experience gained in ME composites and through creation of device models based on their studies. It describes low-frequency ME devices, such as current and position sensors and energy harvesters, and microwave ME devices, such as antennas, attenuators, filters, gyrators, and phase shifters.

Multiferroic Materials

Multiferroic Materials
Author: Junling Wang
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2016-10-14
ISBN 10: 148225154X
ISBN 13: 9781482251548
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Multiferroic Materials Book Review:

"a very detailed book on multiferroics that will be useful for PhD students and researchers interested in this emerging field of materials science" —Dr. Wilfrid Prellier, Research Director, CNRS, Caen, France Multiferroics has emerged as one of the hottest topics in solid state physics in this millennium. The coexistence of multiple ferroic/antiferroic properties makes them useful both for fundamental studies and practical applications such as revolutionary new memory technologies and next-generation spintronics devices. This book provides an historical introduction to the field, followed by a summary of recent progress in single-phase multiferroics (type-I and type-II), multiferroic composites (bulk and nano composites), and emerging areas such as domain walls and vortices. Each chapter addresses potential technological implications. There is also a section dedicated to theoretical approaches, both phenomenological and first-principles calculations.

Nanostructured Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters

Nanostructured Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters
Author: Joe Briscoe,Steve Dunn
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 58
Release: 2014-08-25
ISBN 10: 331909632X
ISBN 13: 9783319096322
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructured Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters Book Review:

This book covers a range of devices that use piezoelectricity to convert mechanical deformation into electrical energy and relates their output capabilities to a range of potential applications. Starting with a description of the fundamental principles and properties of piezo- and ferroelectric materials, where applications of bulk materials are well established, the book shows how nanostructures of these materials are being developed for energy harvesting applications. The authors show how a nanostructured device can be produced, and put in context some of the approaches that are being investigated for the development of nanostructured piezoelectric energy harvesting devices, also known as nanogenerators. There is growing interest in strategies for energy harvesting that use a variety of existing and well-known materials in new morphologies or architectures. A key change of morphology to enable new functionality is the nanostructuring of a material. One area of particular interest is self-powered devices based on portable energy harvesting. The charging of personal electronic equipment and other small-scale electronic devices such as sensors is a highly demanding environment that requires innovative solutions. The output of these so-called nanogenerators is explained in terms of the requirements for self-powered applications. The authors summarise the range of production methods used for nanostructured devices, which require much lower energy inputs than those used for bulk systems, making them more environmentally friendly and also compatible with a wide range of substrate materials.

Magnetic Ferroelectric and Multiferroic Metal Oxides

Magnetic  Ferroelectric  and Multiferroic Metal Oxides
Author: Biljana Stojanovic
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 658
Release: 2018-01-02
ISBN 10: 012811181X
ISBN 13: 9780128111819
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Magnetic Ferroelectric and Multiferroic Metal Oxides Book Review:

Magnetic, Ferroelectric, and Multiferroic Metal Oxides covers the fundamental and theoretical aspects of ferroics and magnetoelectrics, their properties, and important technological applications, serving as the most comprehensive, up-to-date reference on the subject. Organized in four parts, Dr. Biljana Stojanovic leads expert contributors in providing the context to understand the material (Part I: Introduction), the theoretical and practical aspects of ferroelectrics (Part II: Ferroelectrics: From Theory, Structure and Preparation to Application), magnetic metal oxides (Part III: Magnetic Oxides: Ferromagnetics, Antiferromagnetics and Ferrimagnetics), multiferroics (Part IV: Multiferroic Metal Oxides) and future directions in research and application (Part V: Future of Metal Oxide Ferroics and Multiferroics). As ferroelectric materials are used to make capacitors with high dielectric constant, transducers, and actuators, and in sensors, reed heads, and memories based on giant magnetoresistive effects, this book will provide an ideal source for the most updated information. Addresses ferroelectrics, ferromagnetics and multiferroelectrics, providing a one-stop reference for researchers Provides fundamental theory and relevant, important technological applications Highlights their use in capacitors with high dielectric constant, transducers, and actuators, and in sensors, reed heads, and memories based on giant magnetoresistive effects

Science

Science
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2009
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCSB:31205034615391
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Ferroelectric Domain Walls

Ferroelectric Domain Walls
Author: Jill Guyonnet
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 159
Release: 2014-04-08
ISBN 10: 3319057502
ISBN 13: 9783319057507
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferroelectric Domain Walls Book Review:

Using the nano metric resolution of atomic force microscopy techniques, this work explores the rich fundamental physics and novel functionalities of domain walls in ferroelectric materials, the nano scale interfaces separating regions of differently oriented spontaneous polarization. Due to the local symmetry-breaking caused by the change in polarization, domain walls are found to possess an unexpected lateral piezoelectric response, even when this is symmetry-forbidden in the parent material. This has interesting potential applications in electromechanical devices based on ferroelectric domain patterning. Moreover, electrical conduction is shown to arise at domain walls in otherwise insulating lead zirconate titanate, the first such observation outside of multiferroic bismuth ferrite, due to the tendency of the walls to localize defects. The role of defects is then explored in the theoretical framework of disordered elastic interfaces possessing a characteristic roughness scaling and complex dynamic response. It is shown that the heterogeneous disorder landscape in ferroelectric thin films leads to a breakdown of the usual self-affine roughness, possibly related to strong pinning at individual defects. Finally, the roles of varying environmental conditions and defect densities in domain switching are explored and shown to be adequately modelled as a competition between screening effects and pinning.

Ferroelectric Materials for Energy Applications

Ferroelectric Materials for Energy Applications
Author: Haitao Huang,James F. Scott
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2019-01-04
ISBN 10: 3527342710
ISBN 13: 9783527342716
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferroelectric Materials for Energy Applications Book Review:

Provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging applications of ferroelectric materials in energy harvesting and storage Conventional ferroelectric materials are normally used in sensors and actuators, memory devices, and field effect transistors, etc. Recent progress in this area showed that ferroelectric materials can harvest energy from multiple sources including mechanical energy, thermal fluctuations, and light. This book gives a complete summary of the novel energy-related applications of ferroelectric materials?and reviews both the recent advances as well as the future perspectives in this field. Beginning with the fundamentals of ferroelectric materials, Ferroelectric Materials for Energy Applications offers in-depth chapter coverage of: piezoelectric energy generation; ferroelectric photovoltaics; organic-inorganic hybrid perovskites for solar energy conversion; ferroelectric ceramics and thin films in electric energy storage; ferroelectric polymer composites in electric energy storage; pyroelectric energy harvesting; ferroelectrics in electrocaloric cooling; ferroelectric in photocatalysis; and first-principles calculations on ferroelectrics for energy applications. -Covers a highly application-oriented subject with great potential for energy conversion and storage applications. -Focused toward a large, interdisciplinary group consisting of material scientists, solid state physicists, engineering scientists, and industrial researchers -Edited by the "father of integrated ferroelectrics" Ferroelectric Materials for Energy Applications is an excellent book for researchers working on ferroelectric materials and energy materials, as well as engineers looking to broaden their view of the field.

Metal Oxide Based Thin Film Structures

Metal Oxide Based Thin Film Structures
Author: Nini Pryds,Vincenzo Esposito
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2017-09-07
ISBN 10: 0081017529
ISBN 13: 9780081017524
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Metal Oxide Based Thin Film Structures Book Review:

Metal Oxide-Based Thin Film Structures: Formation, Characterization and Application of Interface-Based Phenomena bridges the gap between thin film deposition and device development by exploring the synthesis, properties and applications of thin film interfaces. Part I deals with theoretical and experimental aspects of epitaxial growth, the structure and morphology of oxide-metal interfaces deposited with different deposition techniques and new developments in growth methods. Part II concerns analysis techniques for the electrical, optical, magnetic and structural properties of thin film interfaces. In Part III, the emphasis is on ionic and electronic transport at the interfaces of Metal-oxide thin films. Part IV discusses methods for tailoring metal oxide thin film interfaces for specific applications, including microelectronics, communication, optical electronics, catalysis, and energy generation and conservation. This book is an essential resource for anyone seeking to further their knowledge of metal oxide thin films and interfaces, including scientists and engineers working on electronic devices and energy systems and those engaged in research into electronic materials. Introduces the theoretical and experimental aspects of epitaxial growth for the benefit of readers new to the field Explores state-of-the-art analysis techniques and their application to interface properties in order to give a fuller understanding of the relationship between macroscopic properties and atomic-scale manipulation Discusses techniques for tailoring thin film interfaces for specific applications, including information, electronics and energy technologies, making this book essential reading for materials scientists and engineers alike

Beyond CMOS Nanodevices 1

Beyond CMOS Nanodevices 1
Author: Francis Balestra
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2014-06-02
ISBN 10: 1118984854
ISBN 13: 9781118984857
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Beyond CMOS Nanodevices 1 Book Review:

This book offers a comprehensive review of the state-of-the-art in innovative Beyond-CMOS nanodevices for developing novel functionalities, logic and memories dedicated to researchers, engineers and students. It particularly focuses on the interest of nanostructures and nanodevices (nanowires, small slope switches, 2D layers, nanostructured materials, etc.) for advanced More than Moore (RF-nanosensors-energy harvesters, on-chip electronic cooling, etc.) and Beyond-CMOS logic and memories applications.

Ferroelectric Thin Films

Ferroelectric Thin Films
Author: Masanori Okuyama
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 244
Release: 2005-02-22
ISBN 10: 9783540241638
ISBN 13: 3540241639
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferroelectric Thin Films Book Review:

Ferroelectric thin films continue to attract much attention due to their developing applications in memory devices, FeRAM, infrared sensors, piezoelectric sensors and actuators. This book, aimed at students, researchers and developers, gives detailed information about the basic properties of these materials and the associated device physics. The contributing authors are acknowledged experts in the field.

Polymer Engineered Nanostructures for Advanced Energy Applications

Polymer Engineered Nanostructures for Advanced Energy Applications
Author: Zhiqun Lin,Yingkui Yang,Aiqing Zhang
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 701
Release: 2017-06-16
ISBN 10: 331957003X
ISBN 13: 9783319570037
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polymer Engineered Nanostructures for Advanced Energy Applications Book Review:

This book provides a comprehensive overview of engineering nanostructures mediated by functional polymers in combination with optimal synthesis and processing techniques. The focus is on polymer-engineered nanostructures for advanced energy applications. It discusses a variety of polymers that function as precursors, templates, nano-reactors, surfactants, stabilizers, modifiers, dopants, and spacers for directing self-assembly, assisting organization, and templating growth of numerous diverse nanostructures. It also presents a wide range of polymer processing techniques that enable the efficient design and optimal fabrication of nanostructured polymers, inorganics, and organic–inorganic nanocomposites using in-situ hybridization and/or ex-situ recombination methodologies. Combining state-of-the-art knowledge from polymer-guided fabrication of advanced nanostructures and their unique properties, it especially highlights the new, cutting-edge breakthroughs, future horizons, and insights into such nanostructured materials in applications such as photovoltaics, fuel cells, thermoelectrics, piezoelectrics, ferroelectrics, batteries, supercapacitors, photocatalysis, and hydrogen generation and storage. It offers an instructive and approachable guide to polymer-engineered nanostructures for further development of advanced energy materials to meet ever-increasing global energy demands. Interdisciplinary and broad perspectives from internationally respected contributors ensure this book serves as a valuable reference source for scientists, students, and engineers working in polymer science, renewable energy materials, materials engineering, chemistry, physics, surface/interface science, and nanotechnology. It is also suitable as a textbook for universities, institutes, and industrial institutions.

Ferroelectric Memories

Ferroelectric Memories
Author: James F. Scott
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2013-06-29
ISBN 10: 3662043076
ISBN 13: 9783662043073
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferroelectric Memories Book Review:

This is the first comprehensive book on ferroelectric memories which contains chapters on device design, processing, testing, and device physics, as well as on breakdown, leakage currents, switching mechanisms, and fatigue. State-of-the-art device designs are included and illustrated among the books many figures. More than 500 up-to-date references and 76 problems make it useful as a research reference for physicists, engineers and students.

Dielectric Phenomena in Solids

Dielectric Phenomena in Solids
Author: Kwan Chi Kao
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 579
Release: 2004-05-11
ISBN 10: 0080470165
ISBN 13: 9780080470160
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dielectric Phenomena in Solids Book Review:

In general, a dielectric is considered as a non-conducting or insulating material (such as a ceramic or polymer used to manufacture a microelectronic device). This book describes the laws governing all dielectric phenomena. · A unified approach is used in describing each of the dielectric phenomena, with the aim of answering "what?", "how?" and "why" for the occurrence of each phenomenon; · Coverage unavailable in other books on ferroelectrics, piezoelectrics, pyroelectrics, electro-optic processes, and electrets; · Theoretical analyses are general and broadly applicable; · Mathematics is simplified and emphasis is placed on the physical insight of the mechanisms responsible for the phenomena; · Truly comprehensive coverage not available in the current literature.

Piezoelectric and Acoustic Materials for Transducer Applications

Piezoelectric and Acoustic Materials for Transducer Applications
Author: Ahmad Safari,E. Koray Akdogan
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 482
Release: 2008-09-11
ISBN 10: 0387765409
ISBN 13: 9780387765402
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Piezoelectric and Acoustic Materials for Transducer Applications Book Review:

The book discusses the underlying physical principles of piezoelectric materials, important properties of ferroelectric/piezoelectric materials used in today’s transducer technology, and the principles used in transducer design. It provides examples of a wide range of applications of such materials along with the appertaining rationales. With contributions from distinguished researchers, this is a comprehensive reference on all the pertinent aspects of piezoelectric materials.

Lead Free Piezoelectrics

Lead Free Piezoelectrics
Author: Shashank Priya,Sahn Nahm
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2011-11-19
ISBN 10: 9781441995988
ISBN 13: 1441995986
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lead Free Piezoelectrics Book Review:

Ecological restrictions in many parts of the world are demanding the elimination of Pb from all consumer items. At this moment in the piezoelectric ceramics industry, there is no issue of more importance than the transition to lead-free materials. The goal of Lead-Free Piezoelectrics is to provide a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals and developments in the field of lead-free materials and products to leading researchers in the world. The text presents chapters on demonstrated applications of the lead-free materials, which will allow readers to conceptualize the present possibilities and will be useful for both students and professionals conducting research on ferroelectrics, piezoelectrics, smart materials, lead-free materials, and a variety of applications including sensors, actuators, ultrasonic transducers and energy harvesters.