Invited Talks

Tentative titles of the invited talks at the 2014 Workshop include:


1. Nicole Benedek – University of Texas at Austin
“Origin of ferroelectricity in the Dion-Jacobson phases”

2. Craig Fennie – Cornell University
“Rational design of ferroelectric materials”

3. Ivan Naumov – Carnegie Institution of Washington
“Polarization lattice in solids and nanotubes and its manifestation in piezoelectric properties”

4. Andrew Rappe – University of Pennsylvania
“Perovskite oxides for visible-light-absorbing ferroelectric and photovoltaic materials”

5. James Rondinelli – Drexel University
“Interplay of instabilities in bulk and thin film ferroelectrics”

6. Eric Bousquet, Université de Liège
“Noncollinear magnetism in multiferroic perovskites”


7. Manuel Bibes – CNRS Palaiseau
“Multifunctional devices based on BiFeO3 thin films”

8. Dragan Damjanovic, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
"Observation of Macroscopic Symmetry Breaking in Ferrolectrics Materials"

9. Sergei Kalinin, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
"Intermittency, quasiperiodicity, and chaos during ferroelectric domain switching"

10. Istvan Kezsmarki, University of Augsburg
“Unidirectional optical properties of multiferroics”

11. Nathan Orloff – NIST, Gaithersburg
“Exploiting dimensionality and defect mitigation to create tunable microwave dielectrics“

12. Ekhard Salje, Cambridge University
“Secrets of domain walls in ferroics / acentric and triclinic SrTiO3”

13. Nava Setter, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
“Domain engineering of ferroic materials”