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Spring 2009 Logo2009 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit



April 13-17, 2009
| San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Paul R. Besser, Peter Fratzl, Nicola Spaldin, Terry M. Tritt

Symposium JJ : Nanoscale Electromechanics and Piezoresponse Force Microscopy

2009-04-16   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Sergei V. Kalinin Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Anna N. Morozovska National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Nagarajan Valanoor University of New South Wales
William Brownell Baylor College of Medicine
JJ1: Nanoscale Electromechanics
Session Chairs
Thursday AM, April 16, 2009
Room 3000 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **JJ1.1
Piezoforce Microscopy Studies of Domain Walls in Multiferroics.

Ramamoorthy Ramesh 1
1 , UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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9:30 AM - **JJ1.2
Phase-field Method of Ferroelectric Domain Structures and Evolution: Simulating Domain Nucleation and Switching under Piezoreponse Force Microscopy.

Samrat Choudhury 1 2 , Sergei Kalinin 3 , Long-Qing Chen 1
1 , Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 , Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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10:00 AM - **JJ1.3
Probing Electro-mechanical Coupling in Biological Systems.

Brian Rodriguez 1
1 Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Dublin Ireland

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10:30 AM - JJ1.4
Lorentz Microscopy Investigation of Piezoelectric Induced Magnetic Domain Motion in Unclamped FeGa/BaTiO3 Thin Film Structures.

John Cumings 1 , Sung Hwan Lim 1 , Todd Brintlinger 1 , Yi Qi 1 , Lourdes Salamanca-Riba 1 , Ichiro Takeuchi 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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10:45 AM - JJ1.5
Nano-Electro-Mechanical Switching Devices For 3D Electronics

Anupama Kaul 1 , Paul von Allmen 1 , Krikor Megerian 1 , Richard Baron 1 , Julia Greer 2
1 , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, United States, 2 Materials Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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11:00 AM -
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JJ4: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Thursday PM, April 16, 2009
Salon Level (Marriott)

9:00 PM - JJ4.1
Ferroelastic Domains and Electromechanical Interactions in Bilayered Ferroelectric Thin Films

Reza Mahjoub 1 , Anbu Varatharajan 1 , Nagarajan Valanoor 1 , Pamir Alpay 2
1 , University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2 Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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9:00 PM - JJ4.3
Piezoresponse Force Microscopy Characterization of PTO Thin Films.

Alessio Morelli 1 , Sriram Venkatesan 1 , George Palasantzas 1 , Bart Kooi 1 , Jeff De Hosson 1
1 Applied Physics, Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

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9:00 PM - JJ4.5
Piezoforce Microscopy Mapping of Rare-earth Doped BiFeO3 Composition Spreads.

Daisuke Kan 1 , V. Anbusathaiah 2 , Dwight Hunter 1 , V. Nagarajan 2 , Ichiro Takeuchi 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States, 2 Materials Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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9:00 PM - JJ4.6
Nanoscale Studies of the Polarization/Morphology Correlation in Polymer Ferroelectric Films.

Pankaj Sharma 1 , D. Wu 2 , T. Reece 1 , S. Ducharme 1 , A. Gruverman 1
1 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 2 Department of Physics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - JJ4.7
Single Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Biological Probe for Whole Cell Patch Clamp and Intracellular Stimulation and Recording of Neurons

Edward de Asis 1 2 , Sally Wood 1 , Joe Leung 3 , Cattien Nguyen 2
1 Departments of Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering, Santa Clara University, San Francisco, California, United States, 2 , Eloret Corporation, Moffett Field, California, United States, 3 , NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, United States

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2009-04-17   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Sergei V. Kalinin Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Anna N. Morozovska National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Nagarajan Valanoor University of New South Wales
William Brownell Baylor College of Medicine
JJ5
Session Chairs
Friday AM, April 17, 2009
Room 3000 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **JJ5.1
Electromechanically Coupled Magnetostrictive/piezoelectric Thin Film Multilayers for Device Applications.

Ichiro Takeuchi 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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9:30 AM - **JJ5.2
Unconventional Phase Field Simulations of Domain Structures in Ferroelectrics and Multiferroics.

Jiangyu Li 1 , Yi-CHung Shu 2 , Liangjun Li 1 , Jui-Hen Yen 2
1 , University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 2 Institute of Applied Mechanics, National Taiwan University, Taipei Taiwan

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10:00 AM - JJ5.3
Labile Ferroelastic Nanodomains in Bilayered Ferroelectric Thin Films.

Anbusathaiah Varatharajan 1 , Fransiska Kartawidjaja 2 , John Wang 2 , Nagarajan Valanoor 1
1 School of Materials Science & Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore

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10:15 AM - JJ5.4
Piezoelectric Response in the Vicinity of Domain Walls in Ferroelectric Crystals with Engineered Domain Configuration

Alexei Bokov 1 , Haiyan Guo 1 , Zuo-Guang Ye 1
1 Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

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10:30 AM - JJ5.5
Nanoscale Studies of Ferroelectric Domain Wall Motion in Epitaxial BiFeO3/RuSrO3 Films

Yi-Chun Chen 1 , Ying-Hao Chu 2 , Wen-Chuan Hsieh 1 , Cheng-Hung Ko 1 , Hsiang-Hua Tai 1
1 Department of Physics, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan Taiwan, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu Taiwan

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10:45 AM - JJ5.6
Impact of High Interface Density on Ferroelectric and Structural Properties of PbZr0.4Ti0.6O3 / PbZr0.2Ti0.8O3 multilayers.

Ludwig Feigl 1 , Yin Zhu 2 1 , Balaji Birajdar 1 , Brian Rodriguez 1 , Y. Kim 1 , Ionela Vrejoiu 1 , Marin Alexe 1 , Dietrich Hesse 1
1 Exp. Dept. 2, Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, 2 Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang China

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **JJ5.7
Nanoscale Imaging And Polarization Dynamics In Relaxor Ferroelectrics.

A. Kholkin 1 , I. Bdikin 1 , D. Kiselev 1 , B. Dkhil 2
1 Dept. of Ceramics and Glass Engineering & CICECO, University of Aveiro, Aveiro Portugal, 2 CNRS-UMR 8580, Ecole Centrale Paris, Chatenay-Malabry France

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12:00 PM - **JJ5.8
Grain Boundaries-Ferroelectric Domains Interactions in Polycrystalline Ferroelectrics.

Sarah Leach 1 , R. Edwin Garcia 1 , Nagarajan Valanoor 2
1 Materials Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 2 School of Materials Science, UNSW, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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12:30 PM - JJ5.9
Imaging Polarization of Ferroelectric Polymer Thin Films with Pyroelectric Scanning Microscopy.

Stephen Ducharme 1 , J. Travis Johnson 1 , Jihee Kim 1 , Stella Stephens 2 , Horatio Vasquez 2
1 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas – Pan American, Edneberg, Texas, United States

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