Program

A tentative program is shown below.

The lectures will be held at M10 in Chemical Sciences buliding.

If you have any questions, please contact unsw.ssf18@gmail.com

 

Slot

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

1

Definitions of Ferroelectricity

Thin films – fabrication and application

General overview of measurement techniques

First Principles Techniques

General Applications

2

Crystal Chemistry

 

Multiferroics

 

Diffraction Techniques incl. electron microscopy

Solid state synthesis (low temp synthesis, polycrystalline and single crystals)

Application 2

3

Physics of Ferroelectricity

Defect Chemistry in metal oxides 

 

Piezoresponse force microscopy 1

Relaxor Ferroelectrics

Novel Device applications

4

Phase Transitions

 

Low frequency dissipation and conductivity mechanisms

Piezoresponse force microscopy 2

Quantum effects in ferroelectrics 

Departure

5

Domains and Domain Walls

Tutorial and homework

Video demonstrations  (PFM, XRD)

Tutorial and homework

 

Confirmed Speakers:

Dragan Damjanovic (EPFL, Switzerland)

Alexei Gruverman (University of Nebraska–Lincoln, USA)

Marty Gregg (Queen's University Belfast, UK)

Laurent Bellaiche (University of Arkansas, USA)

Kaushik Bhattacharya (California Institute of Technology, USA)

Jacob Jones (NC State University, USA)

John Daniels (UNSW, Australia)

Nagy Valanoor (UNSW, Australia)

Jan Seidel (UNSW, Australia)

Eddie Chu (NCTU, Taiwan)

Ho Nyung Lee (Oak Ridge National Lab, USA)

Paul Munroe (UNSW, Australia)

Shujun Zhang (University of Wollongong, Australia)

Brahim Dkhil (CentraleSupélec, France)