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Unique features of polarization in ferroelectric ionic conductors

  title={Unique features of polarization in ferroelectric ionic conductors},
  author={Andrew O’Hara and Nina Balke and Sokrates T. Pantelides},
Ferroelectrics that are also ionic conductors offer possibilities for novel applications with high tunability, especially if the same atomic species causes both phenomena. In particular, at temperatures just below the Curie temperature, polarized states may be sustainable as the mobile species is driven in a controlled way over the energy barrier that governs ionic conduction, resulting in unique control of the polarization. This possibility was recently demonstrated in CuInP2S6, a layered… Expand

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