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Move over silicon: Magnetoelectric multiferroics and tiny transistors could enable faster computers that consume less power

By April Gocha / October 18, 2016

The continuing trend for electronics is to pack more power into a smaller device that requires less energy input. Two significant materials research advances—one published in Nature and one published in Science—are moving precisely in that direction.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 12, 2016

Nanotechnology cleans water for developing nations, water vapor sets oxides aflutter, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 12, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 28, 2016

Hairy nanorods have diverse applications, merging solar with liquid batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 28, 2016.

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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 / March 2, 2016

Flexible solar cells could happen, industrial nanoparticles pose no threat, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 2, 2015.

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Making multiferroics: Turning paradigms around with polar metals

By April Gocha / September 10, 2015

James Rondinelli—assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Northwestern University and ACerS member and awardee—and his research team are on a hunt for a rare and elusive creature: multiferroics.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / January 21, 2015

A borane that emits laser light, how liquids and glasses relax, pop-up silicon structures, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 21, 2015.

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