Ferroelectrics

Pushing towards the digital storage limit

Ferroelectric materials promise computer memories with the speed of random access memories and the permanence of hard discs. But how will the microstructure of these materials influence the ultimate performance of ferroelectric memories?

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Figure 1: Cross-sectional sketch of different nanosized ferroelectric grains.

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Waser, R., Rüdiger, A. Pushing towards the digital storage limit. Nature Mater 3, 81–82 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1038/nmat1067

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