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Materials - Nanotechnology | Nanoferroics


Glinchuk, M.D., Ragulya, A.V., Stefanowicz, Wlodimierz

2013, XI, 378 p. 192 illus., 20 illus. in color.

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  • The first book devoted to ferroic materials (ferroelectric, ferroelastic, ferromagnetic and multiferroics) in confined nanoscale structures 
  • Strong emphasis on surface effects and their influence on the physical properties 
  • Offers broad coverage of all aspects of the physics of nanoferroics – from fabrication technologies to experimental results and their theoretical interpretation
This book covers the physical properties of nanosized ferroics, also called nanoferroics. Nanoferroics are an important class of ceramic materials that substitute conventional ceramic ferroics in modern electronic devices. They include ferroelectric, ferroelastic, magnetic and multiferroic nanostructured materials. The phase transitions and properties of these nanostructured ferroics are strongly affected by the geometric confinement originating from surfaces and interfaces. As a consequence, these materials exhibit a behavior different from the corresponding bulk crystalline, ceramic and powder ferroics. This monograph offers comprehensive coverage of size- and shape-dependent effects at the nanoscale; the specific properties that these materials have been shown to exhibit; the theoretical approaches that have been successful in describing the size-dependent effects observed experimentally; and the technological aspects of many chemical and physico-chemical nanofabrication methods relevant to making nanoferroic materials and composites. The book will be of interest to an audience of condensed matter physicists, material scientists and engineers, working on ferroic nanostructured materials, their fundamentals, fabrication and device applications.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » BaMF4 compounds - Bottom-up” and top-down synthesis - Coexistence of ferroelectric and magnetic order - Dielectric response - ESR spectra - Ferroelastic nanomaterials - Ferroic phase transitions - Geometric confinement - Giant magnetoresistance - Hysteresis loops - Multiferroic thin flims - Multilayers and superlattices - Nanocrystalline ZrO2:Y2O3 - Nonergodic behavior - Nonlinear effects in weak external fields - Relaxor ferroelectrics - Secondary and higher-order ferroics

Related subjects » Applied & Technical Physics - Engineering - Materials - Nanotechnology

Table of contents 

From the Contents: Ferroics.- The definition and classification of ferroics.- The main peculiarities of nanoferroics properties.- Physical factors defining the nanoferroics properties.- Theoretical description of primary nanoferroics. Comparison of the theory with experiment.- Surface tension contribution to the properties of nanoferroics.- True nanoferroics with properties absent in the bulk materials.- Synthesis and fabrication of nanoferroics.- Classification of the methods of nanoferroics fabrication.

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