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Layered perovskites surprise scientists with disappearing polarity under strain

By April Gocha / July 28, 2016

A team of scientists at Northwestern University has discovered that some ferroelectric materials are hiding a surprise. Layered perovskites don’t conform to conventional wisdom—instead, these materials completely turn off polarization if enough strain is applied to them.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 5, 2015

Three-component supercapacitor material, MOFs show unexpected flexibility, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 5, 2015.

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