Andrei Kholkin

Principal Researcher

Short CV


MSc and BSc in Physics, St. Petersburg State University, Russia, 1979 

PhD in Solid State Physics, A. F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, Russia, 1987 

Work experience: 

6/99 – present
research coordinator (full research professor), principal investigator,  Physics Department & CICECO - Materials Institute of Aveiro, University of Aveiro, Portugal 

9/97 – 6/99
research professor, Dept. of Ceramics and Materials Engineering, Rutgers University, U.S.A. 

1/94 – 8/97
research associate, Ceramics Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland 

9/93 – 12/93

visiting researcher, Leibnitz Institute for Solid-State and Materials Research, Germany

1/79 –  12/93
PhD student, staff researcher, Laboratory of Ferroelectricity and Magnetism, A. F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia 

Professional activities: 

Member of Ferroelectric Committee & Ferroelectrics Web Editor, IEEE

Associate Editor-in-Chief (responsible for ferroelectrics), IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control

Member of Editorial Boards of the scientific journals: Ferroelectrics, Journal of Advanced Dielectrics, Journal of Modern Electronic Materials

Guest editor of 4 Focused Issues on “Piezoresponse Force Microscopy and Nanoscale Phenomena in Polar Materials”, Journal of Applied Physics (2010-2013)

Guest editor of the Special Issue “Electromechanics on the Nanometer Scale: Emerging Phenomena, Devices and Applications”, MRS Bulletin (2009)

Guest editor of the Special Issues in Ferroelectrics and Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control (proceedings of ISAF-ECAPD-PFM 2012)

Guest editor of Special Issue: ”Scanning Probe Microscopy of Ferroics” (Materials, November 2017)

Guest editor of 2 Special Issues: ”Applications of Ferroelectrics” and  “Nanoscale  Ferroelectrics” (IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and  Frequency Control, 2006-2007)

Technical Program Committee, IUMRS-ICEM, Symposium S4 Functional Materials (2018, S. Korea)

Co-chair of Technical Program Committee, the Intl. Joint IEEE ISAF-ISIF-PFM Symposium (2015, Singapore)

Co-chair of the International Conference “Piezoresponse Forсe Microscopy and Nanoscale Phenomena in Polar Materials” (Russia, 2014)

Co-chair of Technical Program Committee, the Intl. Joint IEEE UFFC Symposium (Czech Republic, 2013)

General chair of the 22nd Intl. Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics (Portugal, 2012)

General co-chair of the 21th Intl Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics (Canada, 2011)

General chair of the 6th and11th European Conferences on Applications of Polar Dielectrics (2002, 2012)

Symposium co-chair, International Union of Materials Research Societies – 
International Conference on Electronic Materials (2018)

Co-founder of the Intl. Conference “Piezoresponse Force Microscopy and Nanoscale Phenomena in Polar Materials” (started June 2009 in Portugal, continued in Japan, Canada, China-3, Czech Rep-2, USA-3, Singapore, S. Korea)

Member of Advisory Boards of the conferences: “International Symposium on Applications of Ferroelectrics”, “Micro- and Nano-scale Domain Structuring in Ferroelectrics”, “European Conference on Applications of Polar Dielectrics”, “Piezoresponse Force Microscopy and Nanoscale Phenomena in Polar Materials”

Member of the Scientific Committee of the Symposium “Metal Oxide Nanostructures: Synthesis, Properties and Applications” of E-MRS Spring Meeting (2009)

Member of the Program Committees of the CIMTEC conferences (Italy, 2010, 2013, 2017, 2018)

Member of the Program Committee of the European Conference on Ferroelectrics (France, 2011)

Technical Program Committee Co-Chair, 2013 Joint UFFC, EFTF and PFM Symposum (Czech Republic, 2013)

Member of the International Program Committee of the 43rd Confernece on Micro- and Nanoengineering (Portugal, 2017)

Member of the Materials Research Society, IEEE-UFFC and Portuguese Materials Society

Reviewer for more than 30 scientific journals including “Science”, “Nature Materials”, “Nature Nanotechnology”,“Advanced Materials”, “Advanced Functional Materials”, “Advanced Energy Materials’, “ACS Nano”, “Phys. Rev. Lett.”, “Appl. Phys. Lett.”, “J. Appl. Phys.”, “Sensors & Actuators”, etc.

Reviewer for the following grant agencies:

European Research Executive Agency (FP7-EU), DFG (Germany), ROSNANO (Russia), Russian Ministry of Science and Education, Russian Science Foundation, Czech Scence Foundation, Department of Energy (USA), Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, EUREKA-Eurostars (EU), Denmark Innovation Fund, ERA.NET, Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT), Swiss National Science Foundation (Switzerland), Israel Science Foundation, Agence Nationale de la Recherche (France), Oak Ridge Natl. Laboratory (USA), and COST action (EU)


Award of the A. F. Ioffe Physical Technical Institute, Russia

FASIP Award, Rutgers University, U.S.A. 

IEEE Senior Member

Award of the Portuguese Ministry of Education, Science and Technology - “Estímulo de Excellência” 

Award of the Intl. Symposium on Domains and Mesoscopic Structures in Ferroelectrics

IEEE Fellow (class 2012): "for contributions to electromechanical characterization methods and applications"

IEEE Ferroelectrics Recognition Award (2015) "for the substantial contribution to the understanding of ferroelectrics at the nanoscale"

Recent invited/plenary presentations:

"Nanoscale piezoelectric materials: structure, properties, applications", Functional Materials and Nanotechnologies (FMN&T), Latvia, October 2-5, 2018

"Nanoscale piezoelectricity in functional materials", 14th Russia/CIS/Baltic/Japan Symposium on Ferroelectricity, May 14-18, 2018

“Piezoresponse Force Microscopy of emergent piezoelectric materials”, IUMRS-ICEM Joint Conference, S. Korea, August 19-24, 2018

“Nanoscale piezoelectric materials and their applications”, 15th International Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies (NN18), Greece, 3-6 July 2018.

“Emergent piezoelectric materials and applications”, International Symposium on Integrated Functionalities (ISIF-2017), India,December 10-13, 2017

“Piezoresponse Force Microscopy of emergent piezoelectric materials”, International Workshop on Atomic Force Microscopy for Advanced Functional Materials (AFM^2), China, December 8-10, 2017.

“Novel supramolecular biomaterials for piezoelectric applications”, International Conference “Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM-2017)”, Russia, August 27-30, 2017

“Energy harvesting materials and characterisation”, International Workshop “Frontiers in Materials Characterisation towards Industrial Translation (FRIMACHAT) 2017”, Ireland,July 11-13, 2017

“Electrochemical Strain Microscopy”, International Conference “Functional Materials and Nanotechnologies (FM&NT), Estonia, April 24-28, 2017

“Self-assembled diphenylalanine microtubes: emerging properties and applications”, 9th International conference on Advanced Nanomaterials, Aveiro, Portugal, July 17-21 (2017)

“Self-assembled peptides: structure, properties, and applications”, XXII Polish-Czech Seminar: Structural and Ferroelectric Phase Transitions, Poland, May 16-20 (2016)

“Piezoelectric properties of 2D-materials: a case of graphene”, IEEE  ISAF/ECAPD/PFM Conference, Darmstadt, Germany (2016)

“Nanoelectromechanics in oxides: from piezoelectricity to local electrochemistry”, Spring E-MRS, Lille, France (2015)

Scientific Interests

Processing, characterization and applications of ferroelectric films and nanostructures

Dielectric, piezoelectric and ferroelectric properties of ferroelectrics and related materials

Nanoscale properties of functional materials via scanning probe techniques

Multiferroics and magnetoelectrics, bismuth ferrite

Sensors and actuators, MEMS, smart systems

Materials for energy harvesting and storing

Ferroelectric polymers, bioferroelectrics and biomimetric polar materials

Carbon-based materials, graphene

Main present collaborators


Dr. Sergei Kalinin - Oak Ridge National Laboratory 
Prof. Ramamourthy Ramesh - University of California Berkeley
Prof. Ahmad Safari - Rutgers University
Profs. Alexei Gruverman & Stephen Ducharme - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Prof. Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb - Georgia Tech
Prof. Lane Martin - University of California Berkeley
Dr. Seungbum Hong - Argonne National Laboratory

Prof. Zuo-Guang Ye - Simon Frazer University
Prof. Sasha Douplik - Ryerson University

Prof. Doru Lupascu, Dr. Vladimir Shvartsman - University of Duisburg-Essen
Prof. Gerhard Schneider - Technical University Hamburg-Harburg
Dr. Gunnar Suchaneck - Technical University Dresden
Dr. Andreas Schoenecker - Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems (Dresden)
Dr. Marc Willinger - Fritz Haber Institute (Berlin)

Prof. Michael Karkut - University of Picardie Jules Vernes (Amiens)
Dr. Mario Maglione - ICMCB (Bordeaux)
Prof. Denis Remiens - IEMN (Lille)
Prof. Brahim Dkhil - Ecole Central Paris

Prof. Andrew Bell - University of Leeds
Prof. James Scott – University of Cambridge
Prof. Andrey Turitsyn - Aston University
Prof. Markys Cain – National Physical Laboratory

Dr. Brian Rodriguez - University College Dublin
Prof. Tofail Syed - University of Limerick
Dr. Lynette Keeney - Tyndall National Institute

Prof. Vladimir Shur - Ural Federal University
Prof. Vladimir Fridkin - Institute of Crystallography of Russian Academy of Sciences
Dr. Nikolay Pertsev & Prof. Sergey Vakhrushev - A. F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute
Profs. Alexander Sigov, Elena Mishina & Yuri Fetisov - Moscow State Technical University of Radioengineering, Electronics and Automation
Dr. Igor Pronin - A. F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute 

Drs. Jesus Ricote & Harvey Amorin - Institute of Materials Science of Madrid
Prof. Javier Benito & Dr. Dania Olmos - University of Carlos III (Madrid)

Prof. Sidney lang, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Czech Republic
Drs. Jan Petzelt, Lubmir Yastrabik & Alexander Deyneka - Institute of Physics (Prague)

Prof. Juras Banys - Vilnius University

Prof. Andris Sternberg - Institute of Physics (Riga)

Dr. Marina Tjunina - University of Oulu

Teaching Activity

“Piezo Force Microscopy” –  organizer of live forum and PFM workshop on 

“Advanced topics in PFM” –  tutorials within Workshops on Piezoresponse Force Microscopy (Portugal - 2009, Japan - 2009, USA - 2010, 2013, China - 2011, Nanjing - 2013)

“Atomic probes” – tutorial within European School on Multiferroics (Spain, 2008)

“Advanced characterization of ferroelectrics” –  tutorial within International Symposium on Integrated Ferroelectrics (France, 2007)

“Integrated piezoelectrics” – tutorial within Winter FAME school (France, 2007)

“Scanning probe microscopy for biologists” – course within master program in bioengineering  (2005-2006, University of Aveiro, Portugal)

“Scanning probe microscopy of materials” – lectures within EMMS master program on materials science (2004-2010, University of Aveiro, Portugal)

“Piezoelectric and pyroelectric materials” – lectures within “Functional Materials and Devices Engineering” course of the EMMS master program in materials science (2007-2010, University of Aveiro, Portugal)

“Nanoscale characterization of ferroelectrics” – short summer course (Thailand, 2004)

“Piezoelectric materials” (2003, University of Aveiro, Portugal)

“Principles of scanning probe microscopy” (2002, University of Aveiro, Portugal)

“Properties of materials” (2001, University of Aveiro, Portugal)

“Special ceramics” (1999-2000, University of Aveiro, Portugal)

“Advanced electronic ceramics” (1999, Rutgers University, U.S.A.)


Ongoing Supervisions


Acção Integrada Luso Alemã A-26/11 (Acção Integrada Luso Alemã A-26/11)

CoordinatorOther National

Acção Integrada Luso-Espanhola E-45/11 (Acção Integrada Luso-Espanhola E-45/11)

CoordinatorOther National

Additive Manufacturing of 3D Microfluidic MEMS for Lab-on-a-Chip applications - M3DLoC (M3DLoC)

PartnerEuropean Comission
MEDLOC aims at the employment of multi-material 3D printing technologies for the large-scale fabrication of microfluidic MEMS for lab-on-a-chip and sensing applications. The concept is based on the combination of multimaterial direct-ink-writing method and an extrusion-based 3D printing pilot line, in order to fabricate microstructured detection...

Bi-layered perovskites for piezoelectric and memory applications (POCTI/CTM/35444/1999)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
piezoelectrics sensors and actuators non-volatile memory fatigue

BIOTEX - Bioactive Textiles using functional biopolymers (POCI/CTM/58312/2004)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Polyester and polypropylene fibres Chitosan Anti-microbial activity Textile dyeing

Ceramics and films of incipients ferroelectrics for tunable capacitors applications (POCTI/CTM/35542/1999)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ferroelectrics Ceramics Films Tunability

CIMMEC - Coupling in Multiferroic and MagnetoElectric Composites (CIMMEC)

CoordinatorEuropean Comission
This proposal has 2 objectives: to carry out a successful scientific project, and to develop and broaden the scientific and transferable skills of the researcher, as a first step in establishing them as an independent researcher. Scientific goal: to make novel composite ceramics with magnetoelectric (ME) / multiferroic (MF) coupling. ME material...

Degradation in Li-batteries: a Scanning Probe Microscopy Approach (LI-SPM)

CoordinatorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Baterias de Li; Microscopia de Deformacao Eletroquímica; Microscopia de Forca por Sonda Kelvin; Degradacao

Desenvolvimento de novos materiais piezoele?tricos baseados em de pepti?deos auto- organizado nanoestruturados (BioPiezo)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Development and characterization of novel multiferroic materials and structures (FLAD 600-06/2006)

CoordinatorOther National

Development of novel lead-free materials for piezoelectric energy harvesting (PTDC/CTM-CER/115085/2009)

CoordinatorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
piezoelectricity energy harvesting lead-free ceramics

Dielectric properties and lattices dynamics of granular materials (POCTI/CTM/45284/2002)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ceramics Defects Dielectrics Relaxors

MULTICERAL - Multifunctional ceramic layers with high electromagnetoelastic coupling in complex geometries (MULTICERAL)

CoordinatorEuropean Comission
MULTICERALis a joint effort of eight European research institutions/universities from six countries (UK, Germany, France, Portugal, Slovenia, Lithuania) aimed at the development, detailed characterization, and evaluation of novel multifunctional thin-film materials based on ferroelectrics [Pb(Zr,Ti)O3, BaTiO3, SrBi2Ta2O9], magnetics and shape me...

Multiferroic, magnetoelectric and metallic micro and nanocomposites base don electroactive polymers (PTDC/CTM/69316/2006)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
magnetoelectrics electro-optical electroactive sensors and actuators

Multiferroics and magnetoelectrics for spintronics: barriers and interfaces (PTDC/CTM/099415/2008)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Multiferroic and magnetoelectric materials Heterostructures Spin transport Tunneling

MULTIFOX: Nanometric Probing and Modification of Multiferroic Oxides (PTDC/FIS/105416/2008)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
multiferroic magnetic piezoforce microscopy nanostructured materials

Nano-scale investigation of fatigue of ferroelectric thin films (POCI/CTM/61071/2004)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
fatigue thin films ferroelectrics nano-scale

Nanochemistry of magnetic/luminescent composites for in vitro medical diagnosis applications (PTDC/QUI/67712/2006)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Nanoparticles Nanocomposites Magnetism/Luminescence Antibodies bioconjugation

Nanolectromechanics of graphene (PTDC/CTM-NAN/121313/2010)

CoordinatorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
graphene strain scanning probe microscopy ferroelectricity

NANOMOTION - Nanoelectromechanical Motion in Functional Materials (NANOMOTION)

CoordinatorEuropean Comission
The focus of modern solid-state technology is currently shifting from the single property (electric, magnetic, and elastic) to a coupling of different fields where a coupled materials response can be either used for their characterization or as a basis of novel applications. In the last few years, it became clear that the coupled electromechanic...

Nanoscale investigation of ferroelectrics and related materials (REEQ/1187/CTM/2005)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
In this project, by using Scanning probe microscopy, SPM, specifically modified for the visualization of polar nanodomains, mapping of the dielectric constant, measurements of the ferroelectric hysteresis, among other properties, several ferroelectric and related materials were characterised. In these studies bulk, thin and thick films of high q...

NOLEAD: Novel lead-free ferroelectric films by PLD for optoelectronics (PTDC/FIS/108025/2008)

Local CoordinatorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ferroeléctricos sem chumbo Efeito electro-óptico Piezo-electricidade Óptica integrada

Novel Aurivillus oxides for microelectronic applications (PTDC/CTM/71643/2006)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Aurivillius oxides filmes finos sol-gel RF sputtering

Novel BST dielectric films for ultra high density DRAMs (POCTI/CTM/47285/2002)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
sol-gel dynamic random access memory dielectric thin film BST

Origin of polar state in relaxors via Scanning Probe Microscopy (PTDC/FIS/81442/2006)

CoordinatorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Relaxores Ferroeléctricos Microscopia da Sonda de Varrimento Nanotecnologia

Phase transitions and ferroelectricity in self-assembled peptides nanotubes (TUBITAK)

CoordinatorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
nanotubos de peptídeos; auto-organização; transições de fase; espectroscopia dielétrica

Photo-responsive organic-inorganic hybrid multiferroics: A way toward multifunctional electronics (PTDC/CTM-CTM/4044/2020)

CoordinatorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Organic-inorganic hybrids Multiferroics Piezoelectricity Ferroelectricity

Photosensitive ferroelectric films for electronic applications (POCTI/CTM/35502/1999)

CoordinatorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
sol-gel photoelectric properties thin films photostriction

Polarization-driven self-assembly of organic and biomaterials (PTDC/CTM/73030/2006)

CoordinatorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
self-assembly polymers ferroelectric nanotechnology

Polarization-driven self-assembly of organic and biomaterials using ultra-thin ferroelectric polymers (INTAS 2005-1000008-8091)

CoordinatorEuropean Comission
At present, there is an urgent need of novel chemical and physical techniques for assembling a wide range of functional materials with complex architectures. They are especially important in biology and microelectronics, where a wide range of applications is envisaged in nearest future. We will explore in this Project an innovative approach that...

Processing and characterization of electroactive polymers and composites based on PVDF for microelectronic, sensor and actuator applications (POCI/CTM/59425/2004)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
piezoelectricity sensors and actuators polymers and composites material processing and characterisation

Processing and characterization of multiferroic ceramics for sensor and actuator applications (PTDC/CTM/67575/2006)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Multiferroic materials Magnetoelectric effect spin-lattice coupling Granular materials

ProdiTrodi - Technology Platform for Point-of-Care Diagnostics for Tropical Diseases (PodiTrodi-EU)

Local CoordinatorEuropean Comission
The diagnosis and discrimination of infectious diseases (such as leishmaniasis, dengue, malaria, HIV, chagas) in geographic regions with poor or low-density medical infrastructure is of high socioeconomic importance. While so-called "rapid in-vitro diagnostic (ivD) tests" for single diseases are already on the market, more complex analytical pro...

SGH : Smart Green Homes (Smart Green Homes)

PartnerIndustry National
The Smart Green Homes (SGH) Project aims to develop integrated product and technology solutions for the households, raising standards of comfort, safety and user satisfaction to a new level and, at the same time, to respond to the problems of sustainability of the Planet, increasing the energy efficiency and reducing the emission of gaseous poll...

Shear-induced solidification studies on polymers and polymer-clay nanocomposites (PTDC/CTM/68614/2006)

CoordinatorFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Precursor structures Shear-induced crystallization Orientation Nanocomposites

Smart joint implants using bionanocomposites – SIMBIO (NANO/NMed-SD/0156/2007)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
biocomposites nanocomposites smart materials smart implants

Synthesis and characterization of multiferroic nanostructures synthetised via novel non-aqueous sol-gel routes (PTDC/CTM/65667/2006)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
multiferroic materials non-aqueous sol-gel nanoparticles thin films

Thick composite coatings for piezoelectric applications (POCTI/CTM/44732/2002)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
sol-gel thick films piezoelectric transducers actuators

Transition metal oxides with metastable phases: a way towards superior ferroic properties (TransFerr)

Local CoordinatorEuropean Comission
The main objective of the project is the development of complex transition metal oxides with perovskite-like structure having improved and controllable (multi)ferroic properties. The mentioned materials are manganites and ferrites with optimal composition having distinct magnetization, polarization, (magneto) transport properties or mag...


Ferroelectricity in glycine: A mini-review

Zelenovskii, PS; Vasileva, DS; Vasilev, SG; Kopyl, S; Kholkin, A

Influence of voltage amplitude parameters on the electrocaloric response in ferroelectric materials

Es'kov, AV; Anokhin, AS; Pakhomov, OV; Kholkin, A; Tselev, A; Ondrejkovic, P
2022, FERROELECTRICS, 591, 1, 43-50.

Magnetoactive electrospun hybrid scaffolds based on poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-trifluoroethylene) and magnetite particles with varied sizes

Botvin, VV; Surmeneva, MA; Mukhortova, YR; Belyakova, EO; Wagner, DV; Chelobanov, BP; Laktionov, PP; Sukhinina, EV; Pershina, AG; Kholkin, AL; Surmenev, RA
2022, POLYMER ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE, 62, 5, 1593-1607.

Magnetoelectric coupling studies in lead-free multiferroic (Ba0.85Ca0.15)(Zr0.1Ti0.9)O-3-(Ni0.7Zn0.3)Fe2O4 ceramic composites

Coondoo, I; Vidal, J; Bdikin, I; Surmenev, R; Kholkin, AL
2022, CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL, 48, 17, 24439-24453.

Morphotropic phase boundary in the BFO-BTO solid solutions: role of synthesis conditions

Abramov, AS; Safina, VA; Alikin, DO; Karpinsky, DV; Zhaludkevich, DV; Pryakhina, VI; Kiselev, EA; Shut, VN; Zhaludkevich, AL; Shur, VY; Kholkin, AL
2022, FERROELECTRICS, 590, 1, 91-98.

Piezoactive dense diphenylalanine thin films via solid-phase crystallization

Romanyuk, K; Slabov, V; Alikin, D; Zelenovskiy, P; Correia, MRP; Keller, K; Ferreira, RAS; Vasilev, S; Kopyl, S; Kholkin, A

Reconstruction of the ferroelectric domain structure morphology in BaTiO3 single crystals using Cerenkov-type second harmonic generation microscopy

Gimadeeva, LV; Alikin, DO; Nebogatikov, MS; Linker, EA; Kholkin, AL; Shur, VY
2022, FERROELECTRICS, 592, 1, 19-25.

Temperature dependent structural, dielectric, Raman, piezoresponse and photoluminescence investigations in sol-gel derived BCZT ceramics

Coondoo, I; Krylov, A; Sharma, DK; Krylova, S; Alikin, D; Kumar, JS; Mirzorakhimov, A; Melnikova, N; Soares, MJ; Kholkin, AL

Towards Self-Adaptability of Instrumented Electromagnetic Energy Harvesters

Carneiro, PMR; Ferreira, JAF; Kholkin, AL; dos Santos, MPS
2022, MACHINES, 10, 6.

Triboelectric Generator Based on Oriented Self-Assembled Peptide Microbelts

Slabov, V; Vidal, J; Zelenovskii, P; Kopyl, S; dos Santos, MPS; Kholkin, A
2022, NANOMATERIALS, 12, 22.

Introduction to the electrocaloric effect

In A. L. Kholkin, O. V. Pakhomov, A. A. Semenov, A. Tselev (Eds.), The Electrocaloric Effect: Materials and Applications
Kholkin A.L.; Tselev A.; Semenov A.A.; Pakhomov O.V.
2023, The Electrocaloric Effect: Materials and Applications, 3-7, Elsevier.
ISBN: 978-012821647-7; 978-012821648-4

Electrocaloric-based applications: Challenges and perspectives

In A. L. Kholkin, O. V. Pakhomov, A. A. Semenov, A. Tselev (Eds.), The Electrocaloric Effect: Materials and Applications
Kholkin A.L.; Kopyl S.; Tselev A.; Suchaneck G.
2023, The Electrocaloric Effect: Materials and Applications, 407-425, Elsevier.
ISBN: 978-012821647-7; 978-012821648-4

Ferroelectricity in synthetic biomaterials: Hydroxyapatite and polypeptides

In Syed A M Tofail & Joanna Bauer (Eds.), Electrically Active Materials for Medical Devices
M. Ivanov, S. Kopyl, S.A.M. Tofail, K. Ryan, B.J. Rodriguez, V. Ya. Shur, and A. L. Kholkin
2016, 149-166, London, Imperial College Press.
ISBN: 978-1-78326-986-0

Energy harvesting with biomaterials

In Syed A M Tofail & Joanna Bauer (Eds.), Electrically Active Materials for Medical Devices
Indrani Coondoo, Svitlana Kopyl, Maxim Ivanov, V. Ya. Shur, and Andrei L. Kholkin
2016, 297-316, London, Imperial College Press.
ISBN: 978-1-78326-986-0

Dynamic Measurements of Magnetoelectricity in Metglas-Piezocrystal Laminates

In Ion Tiginyanu, Pavel Topala, Veaceslav Ursaki (Eds.), Nanostructures and Thin Films for Multifunctional Applications: Technology, Properties and Devices
João V. Vidal, Andrey A. Timopheev, Andrei L. Kholkin, Nikolai A. Sobolev
2016, 227-265, Springer International Publishing.
ISBN: 978-3-319-30197-6

Engineering the Magnetoelectric Response in Piezocrystal-Based Magnetoelectrics: Basic Theory, Choice of Materials, Model Calculations

In Ion Tiginyanu, Pavel Topala, Veaceslav Ursaki (Eds.), Nanostructures and Thin Films for Multifunctional Applications: Technology, Properties and Devices
João V. Vidal, Andrey A. Timopheev, Andrei L. Kholkin, Nikolai A. Sobolev
2016, 189-226, Springer International Publishing.
ISBN: 978-3-319-30197-6

Chapter 29: Piezoresponse Force Microscopy for Bioelectromechanics

In Syed A M Tofail, Joanna Bauer (Eds.), Electrically Active Materials for Medical Devices
Kate Ryan, Sabine M. Neumayer, Denise Denning, Jill Guyonnet, Ensieh Hosseini, Arwa Bazaid, Andrei L. Kholkin, and Brian J. Rodriguez
2016, 435-450, Imperial College Press.
ISBN: 978-1-783-26986-0

Piezoresponse Force Microscopy

In Bhushan, Bharat (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology
Kalinin SV, Rodriguez BJ, Kholkin AL
2012, London, Springer.
ISBN: 978-90-481-9750-7

Nanoscale investigation of polycrystalline ferroelectric materials via piezoresponse force microscopy

In Pardo, Lorena; Ricote, Jesús (Eds.), Multifunctional Polycrystalline Ferroelectrics: Processing and Properties, Springer Series in Materials Science
Shvartsman VV, Kholkin AL
2012, Dodrecht, Springer.
ISBN: 978-90-481-2875-4

Piezoelectricity and Ferroelectricity in Biomaterials: From Proteins to Self-assembled Peptide Nanotubes

In Ciofani, Gianni; Menciassi, Arianna (Eds.), Piezoelectric Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications
Bystrov, VS; Bdikin, IK; Heredia, A; Pullar, RC; Mishina, ED; Sigov, AS; Kholkin, AL
2012, New York, Springer.
ISBN: 978-3-642-28044-3

Piezoresponse Force Microscopy

In K. H. Jürgen Buschow, Robert W. Cahn, Merton C. Flemings, Bernard Ilschner (print), Edward J. Kramer, Subhash Mahajan, and Patrick Veyssière (updates) (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology
Kholkin AL, Kiselev DA, Heredia A
2011, New York, Elsevier.
ISBN: 978-0-08-043152-9

Energy harvesting for small miniaturized systems

Energy Harvesting with Piezoelectric and Pyroelectric Materials
Kholkin AL, Lopes RP
2011, Zurich, Trans Tech Publications.
ISBN: 978-0-87849-159-9

Ferroelectric Domains and Grain engineering in SrBi2Ta2O9

Lead-Free Piezoelectrics
Amorin H, Condoo I, Costa E, Kholkin AL
2011, New York, Springer.

Polar structures in Relaxors by Piezoresponse Force Microscopy

In SV Kalinin and A Gruverman (Eds.), Scanning Probe Microscopy of Functional Materials.
Shvartsman VV, Kleemann W, Kiselev DA, Bdikin IK, Kholkin AL
2011, 345-383, New York, Springer.
ISBN: 978-1-4419- 6567-7

Search for increased performance in BiFeO3: effect of A-site substitution

In T Frías and V Maestas (Eds.), Bulk Materials: Research, Technology and Applications.
Khomchenko VA, Kholkin AL
2010, 335-348, New York, Nova Science Publishers.
ISBN: 978-1-60692-963-6

Substitution- Induced Structural, Ferroelectric and Magnetic Phase Transitions in Bi1-xGdxFeO3 Multiferroics

In Kenneth B. Tamayo (Eds.), Magnetic Properties of Solids
Khomchenko VA, Kholkin AL
2009, Nova Science Publishers.
ISBN: 978-1-61728-534-9

Piezoelectricity and crystal symmetry

In Safari A, Akdogan K (Eds.), Piezoelectric and Acoustic Materials for Transducer Applications
Kholkin AL, Pertsev NA, Goltsev AV
2008, 17-38, Springer US.
ISBN: 978-0-387-76538-9

Smart ferroelectric ceramics for transducer applications

In Mel Shwartz (Eds.), Smart Materials
Kholkin AL, Kiselev DA, Kholkine LA, Safari A
2008, 592-9.1-9.11, CRC Press.
ISBN: 978-1-4200-4372-3

Review of Ferroelectric Domain Imaging by Piezoresponse Force Microscopy

In Kalinin SV, Gruverman A (Eds.), Scanning Probe Microscopy - Electrical and Electromechanical Phenomena at the Nanoscale
Kholkin A L , Kalinin S V, Roelofs A
2007, 173-214, Springer.
ISBN: 978-0-387-28667-9

Nanoscale Structure of Cellulosic Materials: Challenges and Opportunities for AFM

In Mendez-Vilas A, Dias J (Eds.), Modern Research and Educational Topics in Microscopy
Paiva AT , Sequeira SM, Evtuguin DV, Kholkin AL, Portugal I
2007, 1, 726-733, Formatex.
ISBN: 978-84-611-9419-3

Piezoelectric Thick Film Composites: Processing and Applications

Recent Research Developments in Materials Science
Kholkin A L, Wu A, Vilarnho PM
2004, 5, 1-24, Korela India, Research Signpost Publisher.
ISBN: 81-7736-203-8

Materiais Piezoelectricos

In Fontes MA, Ferreira PJ (Eds.), Materiais Dois Mil
Kholkin A L, Baptista J L
2003, 6.6, Lisbon, Ist Press.
ISBN: 972-8469-23-3


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