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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Martin Research Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Caption: University of Illinois engineers devised a method of making thin films of ferroelectric material with twice the strain of traditional methods, giving the films exceptional electric properties. Professor Lane Martin, right, led the work with graduate student Karthik Jambunathan, center, and postdoctoral researcher Vengadesh Mangalam.

Credit: L. Brian Stauffer

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