Functional Metal Oxides: New Science and Novel Applications

Functional Metal Oxides: New Science and Novel Applications

By: Mark Blamire (editor), Satishchandra Balkrishna Ogale (editor), T. Venky Venkatesan (editor)Hardback

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Functional oxides are used both as insulators and metallic conductors in key applications across all industrial sectors. This makes them attractive candidates in modern technology ? they make solar cells cheaper, computers more efficient and medical instrumentation more sensitive. Based on recent research, experts in the field describe novel materials, their properties and applications for energy systems, semiconductors, electronics, catalysts and thin films. This monograph is divided into 6 parts which allows the reader to find their topic of interest quickly and efficiently. * Magnetic Oxides * Dopants, Defects and Ferromagnetism in Metal Oxides * Ferroelectrics * Multiferroics * Interfaces and Magnetism * Devices and Applications This book is a valuable asset to materials scientists, solid state chemists, solid state physicists, as well as engineers in the electric and automotive industries.

About Author

Professor Satischandra Ogale is a senior scientist at the National Chemistry Laboratory in Pune (India) and a Professor of Physical Sciences at the ACSIR in New Delhi. After obtaining his academic degrees from the University of Poona, he spent 9 years as senior researcher at the University of Maryland (USA). Dr. Ogale has authored more than 330 research publications and one book. Professor Venky Venkatesan directs the NanoCore Research Center at the National University of Singapore. He holds a PhD from the University of New York and Bell Laboratories (USA) and an MSc and a BSc degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur (India). Prior to taking up his current appointment, he has been a Physicist and manager with Bell Labs and Bellcore and with the Center for Superconductivity Research at the University of Maryland, College Park. He also founded the Surface Center at Rutgers University where he was a Professor from 1985 to 1990. Professor Mark Blamire heads the Device Materials group at the University of Cambridge (UK). His research is based on the study of novel materials or new materials combinations for potential device applications. These materials include metals, oxides, nitrides with properties which include superconductivity, magnetism and ferroelectricity.


Preface XV List of Contributors XVII Part I Magnetic Oxides 1 1 Introduction to Magnetic Oxides 3 J. M. D. Coey, M. Venkatesan, and Hongjun Xu 2 Magnetic/Multifunctional Double Perovskite Oxide Thin Films 51 Prahallad Padhan and Arunava Gupta Part II Dopants, Defects and Ferromagnetism in Metal Oxides 89 3 Magnetic Oxide Semiconductors: on the High-Temperature Ferromagnetism in TiO2- and ZnO-Based Compounds 91 Tomoteru Fukumura and Masashi Kawasaki 4 Effect of Ta Alloying on the Optical, Electronic, and Magnetic Properties of TiO2 Thin Films 133 S. Dhar, A. Roy Barman, A. Rusydi, K. Gopinadhan, Ariando Y. P. Feng, M. B. H. Breese, Hans Hilgenkamp, and T. Venkatesan 5 Defect-Induced Optical and Magnetic Properties of Colloidal Transparent Conducting Oxide Nanocrystals 163 Pavle V. Radovanovic Part III Ferroelectrics 195 6 Structure Property Correlations in Rare-Earth-Substituted BiFeO3 Epitaxial Thin Films at the Morphotropic Phase Boundary 197 Daisuke Kan, Ching-Jung Cheng, Valanoor Nagarajan, and Ichiro Takeuchi 7 Antiferroelectricity in Oxides: a Reexamination 221 Karin M. Rabe Part IV Multiferroics 245 8 Probing Nanoscale Electronic Conduction in Complex Oxides 247 Jan Seidel and Ramamoorthy Ramesh 9 Multiferroics with Magnetoelectric Coupling 267 Umesh V. Waghmare Part V Interfaces and Magnetism 285 10 Device Aspects of the SrTiO3 LaAlO3 Interface; Basic Properties, Mobility, Nanostructuring, and Potential Applications 287 Hans Hilgenkamp 11 X-Ray Spectroscopic Studies of Conducting Interfaces between Two Insulating Oxides 309 Hiroki Wadati and Atsushi Fujimori 12 Interfacial Coupling between Oxide Superconductors and Ferromagnets 325 Mark G. Blamire, Jason W. A. Robinson, and Mehmet Egilmez Part VI Devices and Applications 339 13 Metal-Oxide Nanoparticles for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells 341 Fr'ed'eric Sauvage, Mohammad K. Nazeeruddin, and Michael Gratzel 14 Hybrid Solar Cells from Ordered Nanostructures 385 Jonas Weickert and Lukas Schmidt-Mende 15 Electric Field Effects in Functional Metal Oxides 419 Lily Mandal, Weinan Lin, James Lourembam, Satishchandra B. Ogale, and Tom Wu 16 Resistive Switchings in Transition-Metal Oxides 443 Isao H. Inoue and Akihito Sawa Index 465

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  • ISBN13: 9783527331796
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 498
  • ID: 9783527331796
  • weight: 1218
  • ISBN10: 3527331794

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