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Latest Ferroelectricity Stories

2013-02-11 15:33:30

Like turning coal to diamond, adding pressure to an electrical material enhances its properties.

2013-01-28 19:38:30

The electronics industry has a remarkable impact on the environment, yet research is devising new solutions to reduce it.

2013-01-25 10:12:24

At the heart of computing are tiny crystals that transmit and store digital information’s ones and zeroes.

2012-07-09 10:14:07

As scientists learn to manipulate little-understood nanoscale materials, they are laying the foundation for a future of more compact, efficient, and innovative devices.

2012-04-19 21:01:17

The boundary between electronics and biology is blurring with the first detection by researchers at Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory of ferroelectric properties in an amino acid called glycine.

2012-04-16 09:55:40

Electron microscopy, conducted as part of the Shared Research Equipment (ShaRE) User Program at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has led to a new theory to explain intriguing properties in a material with potential applications in capacitors and actuators.

2012-01-31 06:15:03

The heart’s inner workings are mysterious, perhaps even more so with a new finding. Engineers at the University of Washington have discovered an electrical property in arteries not seen before in mammalian tissues.

Nanoscale Metallic Conductivity In Ferroelectrics
2012-01-10 07:09:41

The prospect of electronics at the nanoscale may be even more promising with the first observation of metallic conductance in ferroelectric nanodomains by researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

2011-11-18 03:32:58

For the first time, engineering researchers have been able to watch in real time the nanoscale process of a ferroelectric memory bit switching between the 0 and 1 states.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).