Nanoscale Ferroelectric, Piezoelectric, and Multiferroic Materials and Their Novel Applications

A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991). This special issue belongs to the section "Energy and Catalysis".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2024 | Viewed by 321

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Laboratoire de Physique de la Matiére Condensée (LPMC), Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France
Interests: multifunctional and advanced materials for electronic and energy applications; multiferroic; piezoelectric; ferroelectric; electrocaloric; energy storage; energy harvesting; polymers and nanocomposites

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Guest Editor
Unité de Catalyse et Chimie du Solide (UCCS UMR CNRS 8181), Université d’Artois, 62300 Lens, France
Interests: Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM); Piezoresponse Force Microscopy (PFM); nanoscale; characterization; piezoelectricity; ferroelectricity; piezoelectric systems based on oxides, polymers and nanocomposites; advanced materials; nanotechnology; energy

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Nanoscale ferroelectric, piezoelectric, and multiferroic materials are at the forefront of advanced material research, holding great promise for groundbreaking applications. While considerable strides have been made in understanding and harnessing their electromechanical properties, further advancements are essential to unlock their full potential. This Special Issue will focus on exploring the nanoscale dimension of these materials and their novel applications, by exploring cutting-edge advancements in nanomaterials with unique ferroelectric, piezoelectric, and multiferroic properties, as well as their innovative applications. This Special Issue will delve into the nanoscale dimension, investigating the fundamental characteristics and behaviors of materials with these electromechanical functionalities.

Researchers will contribute insights into the synthesis, characterization, and manipulation of nanoscale ferroelectric, piezoelectric, and multiferroic materials, elucidating their underlying physics and properties. The collection will showcase a diverse range of applications, highlighting the transformative potential of these materials in various fields. Contributions will span disciplines such as electronics, sensors, energy harvesting, data storage, and biomedical devices.

This Special Issue will serve as a comprehensive overview of the current state of research in nanoscale ferroelectric, piezoelectric, and multiferroic materials, providing a platform for scientists and engineers to share their findings and foster collaboration. The gathered knowledge will not only advance our understanding of these unique materials at the nanoscale but will also open new avenues for groundbreaking applications that could significantly impact technology across multiple domains.

Dr. Abdelilah Lahmar
Dr. Anthony Ferri
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • nanoscale materials
  • ferroelectricity
  • piezoelectricity
  • multiferroic materials
  • nanomaterial synthesis
  • electromechanical properties
  • innovative applications
  • nanoscale characterization
  • energy harvesting
  • biomedical devices

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