On Feb. 9, Prof. Nava Setter (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne – EPFL) visited us.
On July 4, Prof. Barbara Malic (Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia) visited us and lectured on lead-free piezoelectrics.
|Prof. Barbara Malic|
(Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia)
|Lead-free piezoelectric materials based on sodium potassium niobate|
Takaaki SHIBATA won the Excellent Poster Award of The 25th Fall Meeting of The Ceramic Society of Japan held in Nagoya, Japan for his poster “Structural Control of Bi4Ti3O12 Nanoplates by Pulsed Laser Deposition“.
Mr. Benjamin Wylie-van Eerd (Prof. Joe Trodahl group, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand) joined us as a special research student for the project ‘Strain-induced ferroelectric phase transition in strontium titanate films’ (June 1 – June 30).
On May 7, Prof. Joe Trodahl (Victoria University of Wellington, MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, New Zealand) visited us and lectured on Raman spectroscopy of ferroelectrics.
|Prof. Joe Trodahl|
(Victoria University of Wellington, NZ)
|Raman studies of strain-influenced ferroelectric phases in nanowires and films|