ITEE-DP: Ferroelectricity from the standpoint of structure-property relations

Monday, March 27, 2017 to Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Information Technology and Electrical Engineering Doctoral Programme

Lecturer: Professor Susan Trolier-McKinstry, Penn State University, USA

Date: March 27-28, 2017


Monday, March 27, 13:15-15:00
Tuesday, March 28, 12:15-14:00

Room: TS267

Credits: 2.0 (attendance to the lectures and exam)


This course introduces the field of ferroelectricity from the standpoint of structure-property relations. Topics to be covered include:  

  • Order-disorder and displace phase transitions
  • Crystal structures of key ferroelectric materials
  • Piezoelectricity and pyroelectric phenomena
  • Domain structures, domain walls
  • Design of morphotropic phase boundaries

More information: Heli Jantunen

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