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SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, Volume 64 , Issue 8 : 189403(2021) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11432-020-3098-x

Controlled nano-cracking actuated by an in-plane voltage

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  • ReceivedApr 23, 2020
  • AcceptedOct 10, 2020
  • PublishedMay 21, 2021

Abstract

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Acknowledgment

This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 62074063, 61904060, 61821003, 61674062), National Key Research and Development Program of China (Grant No. 2020AAA0109000), Research Project of Wuhan Science and Technology Bureau (Grant No. 2019010701011394), and Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (Grant No. HUST: 2018KFYXKJC019).


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Appendixes A–F.


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  • Figure 1

    (Color online) (a) Non-volatile switching of single-crack: (I) and (II) the open and closed state of the single-crack after scanning V$_{\rm~C}$; (III) the repeated I$_{\rm~sd}$-V$_{\rm~C}$ loops of the single-crack based device; (IV) the corresponding switching leakage current (I$_{\rm~L}$) in the PMN-PT substrate. (b) Complementary switching of two-crack: (I) and (II) the optical images of these two cracks (crack-1 and crack-2) in opposite states, respectively; (III) the complementary resistive switching I-V$_{\rm~C}$ characteristics; (c) complementary switching mechanism of crack under an in-plane voltage: verification from COMSOL simulation that the complementary E$_{z}$ distributions of the devices with a gap width of 30 $\mu$m (I) and 300 nm (II), respectively. (d) Reconfigurable logic (RL) implemented by complementary extended two cracks: (I) and (II) the optical images of complementary two cracks under V$_{\rm~C}$; (III) the complementary resistive switching I-V$_{\rm~C}$ characteristics; (IV) the repeatability test for the complementary switching; (V) the diagram of RL unit through programmable signal routing; (VI) the circuit symbol of RL and the corresponding truth table.

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