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

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

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."--

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.

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 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.

Ferroelectric Films

Ferroelectric Films
Author: A. S. Bhalla,K. M. Nair
Publsiher: Amer Ceramic Society
Total Pages: 469
Release: 1992
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015029874396
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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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.

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

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.

Nanotubes and Nanowires

Nanotubes and Nanowires
Author: Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao,A. Govindaraj
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2005-01-01
ISBN 10: 0854048324
ISBN 13: 9780854048328
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotubes and Nanowires Book Review:

Research and literature on nanomaterials has exploded in volume in recent years. Nanotubes (both of carbon and inorganic materials) can be made in a variety of ways, and they demonstrate a wide range of interesting properties. Many of these properties, such as high mechanical strength and interesting electronic properties relate directly to potential applications. Nanowires have been made from a vast array of inorganic materials and provide great scope for further research into their properties and possible applications. This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the research areas of carbon nanotubes, inorganic nanotubes and nanowires including: synthesis; characterisation; properties; applications Nanotubes and Nanowires includes an extensive list of references and is ideal both for graduates needing an introduction to the field of nanomaterials as well as for professionals and researchers in academia and industry.

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.

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.

Fundamentals of Piezoelectric Sensorics

Fundamentals of Piezoelectric Sensorics
Author: Jan Tichý,Jirí Erhart,Erwin Kittinger,Jana Prívratská
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 207
Release: 2010-07-28
ISBN 10: 9783540684275
ISBN 13: 3540684271
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Piezoelectric Sensorics Book Review:

Presents the fundamental physics of piezoelectric sensors. Only book with this scope Targeted to those engineers, phycisists and chemists who are involved in materials processing, device design and manufacturing.

Functional Dielectrics for Electronics

Functional Dielectrics for Electronics
Author: Yuriy Poplavko,Yuriy Yakymenko
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2020-01-29
ISBN 10: 0128188367
ISBN 13: 9780128188361
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Dielectrics for Electronics Book Review:

Functional Dielectrics for Electronics: Fundamentals of Conversion Properties presents an overview of the nature of electrical polarization, dielectric nonlinearity, electrical charge transfer mechanisms, thermal properties, the nature of high permittivity, low-loss thermostability and other functional dielectrics. The book describes the intrinsic mechanisms of electrical polarization and the energy transformations in non-centrosymmetric crystals that are responsible for converting thermal, mechanical, optical and other impacts into electrical signals. In addition, the book reviews the main physical processes that provide electrical, mechanoelectrical, thermoelectrical and other conversion phenomena in polar crystals. Detailed descriptions are given to electrical manifestations of polar-sensitivity in the crystals, the interaction of polarization with conductivity, the anomalies in thermal expansion coefficient and main peculiarities of heat transfer in polar-sensitive crystals. Provides readers with a fundamental understanding of polar dielectric materials and their physical processes Includes different models of polar sensitivity and experimental confirmation of these models Discusses thermal expansion, heat transfer, dielectric nonlinearity and other important aspects for electronics applications

Ferroelectricity in Doped Hafnium Oxide

Ferroelectricity in Doped Hafnium Oxide
Author: Uwe Schroeder,Cheol Seong Hwang,Hiroshi Funakubo
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 570
Release: 2019-03-27
ISBN 10: 0081024312
ISBN 13: 9780081024317
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferroelectricity in Doped Hafnium Oxide Book Review:

Ferroelectricity in Doped Hafnium Oxide: Materials, Properties and Devices covers all aspects relating to the structural and electrical properties of HfO2 and its implementation into semiconductor devices, including a comparison to standard ferroelectric materials. The ferroelectric and field-induced ferroelectric properties of HfO2-based films are considered promising for various applications, including non-volatile memories, negative capacitance field-effect-transistors, energy storage, harvesting, and solid-state cooling. Fundamentals of ferroelectric and piezoelectric properties, HfO2 processes, and the impact of dopants on ferroelectric properties are also extensively discussed in the book, along with phase transition, switching kinetics, epitaxial growth, thickness scaling, and more. Additional chapters consider the modeling of ferroelectric phase transformation, structural characterization, and the differences and similarities between HFO2 and standard ferroelectric materials. Finally, HfO2 based devices are summarized. Explores all aspects of the structural and electrical properties of HfO2, including processes, modelling and implementation into semiconductor devices Considers potential applications including FeCaps, FeFETs, NCFETs, FTJs and more Provides comparison of an emerging ferroelectric material to conventional ferroelectric materials with insights to the problems of downscaling that conventional ferroelectrics face

Revolution of Perovskite

Revolution of Perovskite
Author: Narayanasamy Sabari Arul,Vellalapalayam Devaraj Nithya
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2020-01-03
ISBN 10: 9811512671
ISBN 13: 9789811512674
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Revolution of Perovskite Book Review:

This volume presents advanced synthesis techniques for fabricating Perovskite materials with enhanced properties for applications such as energy storage devices, photovoltaics, electrocatalysis, electronic devices, photocatalysts, sensing, and biomedical instruments. The book attempts to fill a gap in the published literature and provide a detailed reference on Perovskite materials. This book will be of use to graduate students and academic and industrial researchers in the fields of solid-state chemistry, physics, materials science, and chemical engineering.

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.

Magnetic Nanostructures

Magnetic Nanostructures
Author: Hartmut Zabel,Michael Farle
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 268
Release: 2012-09-15
ISBN 10: 3642320422
ISBN 13: 9783642320422
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Magnetic Nanostructures Book Review:

Nanomagnetism and spintronics is a rapidly expanding and increasingly important field of research with many applications already on the market and many more to be expected in the near future. This field started in the mid-1980s with the discovery of the GMR effect, recently awarded with the Nobel prize to Albert Fert and Peter Grünberg. The present volume covers the most important and most timely aspects of magnetic heterostructures, including spin torque effects, spin injection, spin transport, spin fluctuations, proximity effects, and electrical control of spin valves. The chapters are written by internationally recognized experts in their respective fields and provide an overview of the latest status.

Handbook of Sputter Deposition Technology

Handbook of Sputter Deposition Technology
Author: Kiyotaka Wasa,Isaku Kanno,Hidetoshi Kotera
Publsiher: William Andrew
Total Pages: 644
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 1437734839
ISBN 13: 9781437734836
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Sputter Deposition Technology Book Review:

Sputtering is a Physical Vapor Deposition vacuum process used to deposit very thin films onto a substrate for a wide variety of commercial and scientific purposes. Sputtering occurs when an ionized gas molecule is used to displace atoms of a specific material. These atoms then bond at the atomic level to a substrate and create a thin film. Several types of sputtering processes exist, including: ion beam, diode, and magnetron sputtering. Cathode sputtering is widely used in the microelectronics industry for silicon integrated circuit production and for metallic coatings. High temperature, diamond films and ferroelectric materials are other applications. Sputtering applications are important across a wide range of industries, including the automotive, medical, semiconductors, space, plastics, and military sectors. A strong applications focus, covering current and emerging technologies, including nano-materials and MEMS (microelectrolmechanical systems) for energy, environments, communications, and/or bio-medical field. New chapters on computer simulation of sputtering and MEMS completes the update and insures that the new edition includes the most current and forward-looking coverage available. All applications discussed are supported by theoretical discussions, offering readers both the "how" and the "why" of each technique. 40% revision: the new edition includes an entirely new team of contributing authors with backgrounds specializing in the various new applications that are covered in the book and providing the most up-to-date coverage available anywhere.