Susan Trolier-McKinstry

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Steward S. Flaschen Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Research Summary

Research interests are centered around structure-processing-property relationships in electroceramics. This includes work on dielectric and piezoelectric thin films, texture development in piezoelectric ceramics, and spectroscopic ellipsometry.

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Recent Publications

Tuning Nb Solubility, Electrical Properties, and Imprint through PbO Stoichiometry in PZT Films

Akkopru-Akgun, B. & Trolier-McKinstry, S., Jun 2023, In: Materials. 16, 11, 3970.

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High field dielectric response in κ-Ga2O3 films

He, F., Jiang, K., Choi, Y., Aronson, B. L., Shetty, S., Tang, J., Liu, B., Liu, Y., Kelley, K. P., Rayner, G. B., Davis, R. F., Porter, L. M. & Trolier-McKinstry, S., Nov 28 2023, In: Journal of Applied Physics. 134, 20, 204101.

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Domain wall motion across microstructural features in polycrystalline ferroelectric films

Hennessey, G., Peters, T., Tipsawat, P., Checa, M., Collins, L. & Trolier-McKinstry, S., May 15 2023, In: Acta Materialia. 250, 118871.

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Applied in-plane strain effects on the polarization response of ferroelectric hafnium zirconium oxide thin films

Ihlefeld, J. F., Peters, T., Jaszewski, S. T., Mimura, T., Aronson, B. L. & Trolier-McKinstry, S., Aug 21 2023, In: Applied Physics Letters. 123, 8, 082901.

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Scaling up the cold sintering process of ceramics

Jabr, A., Jones, H. N., Argüelles, A. P., Trolier-McKinstry, S., Randall, C. & Bermejo, R., Sep 2023, In: Journal of the European Ceramic Society. 43, 12, p. 5319-5329 11 p.

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Deposition and dielectric characterization of highly oriented V2O5 thin films

Jacques, L., Shetty, S., Vega, F. J., Liu, Y., Aronson, B., Beechem, T. & Trolier-McKinstry, S., 2023, (Accepted/In press) In: MRS Communications.

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Wake up and retention in zinc magnesium oxide ferroelectric films

Jacques, L., Ryu, G., Goodling, D., Bachu, S., Taheri, R., Yousefian, P., Shetty, S., Akkopru-Akgun, B., Randall, C., Alem, N., Maria, J. P. & Trolier-McKinstry, S., Jun 14 2023, In: Journal of Applied Physics. 133, 22, 224102.

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Assessment of flaws in cold-sintered ZnO via acoustic wave speed and attenuation measurements

Jones, H. N., Trautman, E., Maria, J. P., Trolier-McKinstry, S. & Argüelles, A. P., Aug 2023, In: Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 106, 8, p. 4955-4966 12 p.

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The Interplay Between Ferroelectricity and Electrochemical Reactivity on the Surface of Binary Ferroelectric AlxB1-xN

Liu, Y., Ievlev, A., Casamento, J., Hayden, J., Trolier-McKinstry, S., Maria, J. P., Kalinin, S. V. & Kelley, K. P., 2023, (Accepted/In press) In: Advanced Electronic Materials.

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Influence of doping and thickness on domain avalanches in lead zirconate titanate thin films

Peters, T., Zhu, W., Checa, M., Collins, L. & Trolier-Mckinstry, S., Mar 27 2023, In: Applied Physics Letters. 122, 13, 132906.

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Insole embedded lead zirconate-titanate film force sensor array

Peters, T., Hosur, S., Kiani, M., Roundy, S. & Trolier-McKinstry, S., Feb 1 2023, In: Sensors and Actuators A: Physical. 350, 114097.

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Atomic-scale polarization switching in wurtzite ferroelectrics

Sebastian Calderon, V., Hayden, J., Baksa, S. M., Tzou, W., Trolier-McKinstry, S., Dabo, I., Maria, J. P. & Dickey, E. C., Jun 9 2023, In: Science. 380, 6649, p. 1034-1038 5 p.

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Enhancement of second-order optical nonlinearities and nanoscale periodic domain patterning in ferroelectric boron-substituted aluminum nitride thin films

Suceava, A., Hayden, J., Kelley, K. P., Xiong, Y., Fazlioglu-Yalcin, B., Dabo, I., Trolier-McKinstry, S., Maria, J. P. & Gopalan, V., Jun 1 2023, In: Optical Materials Express. 13, 6, p. 1522-1534 13 p.

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Reliability of piezoelectric films for MEMS

Trolier-McKinstry, S., Zhu, W., Akkopru-Akgun, B., He, F., Ko, S. W., Fragkiadakis, C. & Mardilovich, P., Nov 1 2023, In: Japanese Journal of Applied Physics. 62, SM, SM0802.

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Correlation between cation order/disorder and the electrocaloric effect in the MLCCs of complex perovskite ferroelectrics

Yan, Y., Geng, L. D., Cheng, L. Q., Li, X., Leng, H., Wang, K., Poudel, B., Nozariasbmarz, A., Sanghadasa, M., Trolier-McKinstry, S., Zhang, Q. M., Wang, Y. U. & Priya, S., Aug 1 2023, In: Acta Materialia. 254, 118990.

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