Publication in Nature Communications

Our paper in Nature Communications entitled “Piezo-generated charge mapping revealed through direct piezoelectric force microscopy” has been highlighted as cover. Abstract While piezoelectric and ferroelectric materials play a key role in many everyday applications, there are still a number of open questions related to their physics. To enhance our understanding of piezoelectrics and ferroelectrics, nanoscale […]

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Small journal cover

Our paper in Small entitled “Electric and mechanical switching of ferroelectric and resistive states in semiconducting BaTiO3-δ films on silicon” has been highlighted as cover. Abstract Materials that can couple electrical and mechanical properties constitute a key element of smart actuators, energy harvesters, or many sensing devices. Within this class, functional oxides display specific mesoscale […]

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ChemComm back cover

Work featured as the inside back cover in Chemical Communications. Presse release: INL Website Crystallization of hollow mesoporous silica nanoparticles Hollow mesoporous silica nanoparticles can be crystallized into polycrystalline α-quartz under relatively mild conditions. The infiltration of catalytic quantities of alkaline earth metals within the mesoporosity produces a confined devitrification and thus, the crystallization of […]

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