07/21/2020: Sarah’s work on in situ atomic-scale analysis of polarization switching in antiferroelectric memory material, zirconia published in VLSI 2020 was featured on Research Highlights in Nature Electronics.
06/06/2018: News article on our recent work on antiferroelectricity: “Ferroelectricity’s Mystery Sister may do Twice the Work for Less” at the Georgia Tech ECE website and in the Nanoscope–the newsletter of the Institute of Electronics and Nanotechnology.
01/15/2015: Nature Materials News and Views: Negative Capacitance Detected Gustau Catalan, David Jimenez and Alexei Gruverman wrote: “The experimental detection of negative capacitance in ferroelectrics rekindles hopes that the phenomenon could be used to further push the micrroelectronics in quest for lower power transistors.”
12/16/2014: News release on our recent Nature Materials paper on negative capacitance: The National Science Foundation:“New discovery opens door for radical reduction in energy consumed by digital device.” The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) at UC Berkeley: “New Discovery Opens Door For Radical Phys.org: “Discovery advances ferroelectrics in quest for lower power transistors.“
09/12/2011: News on our Applied Physics Letters paper on the experimental demonstration of negative capacitance. The UC Berkeley NewsCenter: “Ferroelectrics could pave way for ultra-low power computing.” CNET.com: “New materials promise ultra-low-power computing.” Phys.org: “Ferroelectrics could pave way for ultra-low power computing.”
06/17/2020: Sarah’s paper on atomic-scale imaging of polarization switching in antiferroelectric zirconia, a ubiquitous memory material was presented at the flagship device conference: the 2020 Symposia on VLSI Technology & Circuits. Thanks to our collaborators from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tokyo Electron US, University of California San Diego, The University of Texas at Dallas, Universidad Andres Bello & NaMLab/Technische Universität Dresden. This work was sponsored by ASCENT, one of six centers in JUMP (a Semiconductor Research Corporation program sponsored by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)) and the SRC Global Research Collaboration program. The TEM work was performed at the ORNL’s Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, a DOE Office of Science User Facility.
05/15/2020: Anthony Gaskell graduates with an M.S in ECE!
01/28/2020: Zheng’s work on Ferroelectric field-effect transistors as cryogenic memory elements gets published in Applied Physics Letters. Thanks to GLOBALFOUNDRIES for providing us 22FDX FeFET technology wafers.
08/19/2020: Prasanna Venkatesan joins the group!
06/23/2019: Zheng’s presented his work on Cryogenic characterization of antiferroelectric zirconia at Device Research Conference at Ann Arbor.
/20/2019: Mainul Islam joins the group!
11/12/2018: Zheng’s paper on Ferroelectric Spiking Neurons has been accepted at IEDM 2018 (paper 13.3). The ferroelectric neuron/oscillator concept was first proposed by our group in 2017 (IEEE Electron Dev. Lett.). Our IEDM 2018 paper will present the first experimental demonstration of this concept. Thanks to our collaborators at Georgia Tech (Raychowdhury group), Notre Dame (Datta group) and Berkeley (Martin group) and Zoran Krivokapic.
07/26/2018: Sophia Upshaw, SURE REU in our group, wins the “Third Best Poster Award” of the Summer 2018 SURE program.
06/25/2018: Nujhat presents her work on reconfigurable ferroelectric FET at the Device Research Conference at Santa Barbara.
05/31/2018: Applied Physics Letters chooses our paper on Antiferroelectricity in doped ZrO2 as an Editor’s Pick.
04/05/2018: Nujhat wins the Colonel Oscar P. Cleaver Award from Georgia Tech ECE for being the topper in the Spring 2018 preliminary examination.
04/03/2018: Zheng presents his work on ferroelectric oscillators for neuromorphic computing at the 2018 Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting.
01/01/2018: Our measurement lab has now moved its permanent location at Pettit 152.
10/19/2017: First publication from our group – Ferroelectric oscillators and their coupled networks in IEEE Electron Devices Letters!
09/02/2017: Nujhat Tasneem joins the group!
05/04/2017: Anthony Gaskell joins the group!
04/04/2017: Zheng receives the Colonel Oscar P. Cleaver Award from Georgia Tech ECE for being the topper in the Fall 2016 preliminary examination.
01/01/2017: Zheng Wang joins the group!
12/15/2016: Asif Khan joins Georgia Tech ECE as an assistant professor.