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Frontiers in Electronic Materials: Correlation Effects, Spintronics, and Memristive Phenomena - Fundamentals and Application

Frontiers in Electronic Materials: Correlation Effects, Spintronics, and Memristive Phenomena - Fundamentals and Application

Jörg Heber (Editor), Darrell Schlom (Editor), Yoshinori Tokura (Editor), Rainer Waser (Editor), Matthias Wuttig (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-66770-3

Apr 2013

692 pages


This collection of extended abstracts summarizes the latest research as presented at "Frontiers in Electronic Materials", a Nature conference on correlation effects and memristive phenomena, which took place in 2012.

The contributions from leading authors from the US, Japan, Korea, and Europe discuss breakthroughs and challenges in fundamental research as well as the potential for future applications.

Hot topics covered include:

  • Electron correlation and unusual quantum effects
  • Oxide heterostructures and interfaces
  • Multiferrroics, spintronics, ferroelectrics and flexoelectrics
  • Processing in nanotechnology
  • Advanced characterization techniques
  • Superionic conductors, thermoelectrics, photovoltaics
  • Chip architectures and computational concepts

An essential resource for the researchers of today and tomorrow.

Invited Talks 29

Nanosessions 69

Nanosession: 2D electron systems - Atomic configurations 71

Nanosession: 2D electron systems - Correlation effects and transport 81

Nanosession: 2D electron systems - Electronic structure and field effects 89

Nanosession: Calorics 99

Nanosession: Topological effects 109

Nanosession: Mott insulators and transitions 115

Nanosession: Advanced spectroscopy and scattering 123

Nanosession: High-resolution transmission electron microscopy 133

Nanosession: New technologies for scanning probes 143

Nanosession: Phase change materials 155

Nanosession: Phase change memories 163

Nanosession: Scanning probe microscopy on oxides 177

Nanosession: Logic devices and circuit design 185

Nanosession: Neuromorphic concepts 197

Nanosession: Electrochemical metallization memories 207

Nanosession: Valence Change Memories - redox mechanism and modelling 219

Nanosession: Valence Change Memories - a look inside 233

Nanosession: Variants of resistive switching 247

Nanosession: Magnetic interfaces and surfaces 259

Nanosession: Ionics - lattice disorder and grain boundaries 269

Nanosession: Ionics - redox kinetics, ion transport, and interfaces 281

Nanosession: Spin dynamics 291

Nanosession: Spin injection and transport 301

Nanosession: Spin tunneling systems 311

Nanosession: Multiferroic thin films and heterostructures 323

Nanosession: Multiferroics - ordering phenomena 335

Nanosession: Multiferroics - high transition temperatures 347

Nanosession: Superconductivity 367

Nanosession: Interplay between strain and electronic structure in metal oxides 377

Nanosession: Photovoltaics, photocatalysis, and optical effects 389

Nanosession: Ferroelectric interfaces 399

Nanosession: Ferroelectrics - new and unusal material systems 409

Nanosession: Atomic layer deposition 419

Nanosession: Nanotechnological fabrication strategies 429

Nanosession: Low-dimensional transport and ballistic effects 441

Nanosession: Molecular and polymer electronics 453

Nanosession: Carbon-based molecular systems 461

Poster Sessions 471

Poster: Electronic structure, lattice dynamics, and transport 473

Poster: Memristive systems 523

Poster: Spin-related phenomena 589

Poster: Polar dielectrics, optics, and ionics 633

Poster: Advances in technology and characterization 665

“Material researchers working in these areas would be able to use this book to quickly review the current state of the art in the respective areas of interest.”  (IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, 1 July 2013)