Water-induced pyroelectricity from nonpolar crystals of amino acids

Silvia Piperno, Elena Mirzadeh, Eran Mishuk, David Ehre, Sidney Cohen, Miriam Eisenstein, Meir Lahav, Igor Lubomirsky

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Abstract

Surface pyroelectricity: Centrosymmetric crystals of α-glycine display an anomalous quadrupole-like pyroelectric current. This observation implies the formation of water-glycine hybrid polar layers at the (010) faces of the α-glycine crystals (see picture).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6513-6516
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume52
Issue number25
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 17 2013

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Pyroelectricity
Glycine
Amino acids
Amino Acids
Crystals
Water

Keywords

  • amino acids
  • nonpolar crystals
  • pyroelectricity
  • surface polarity
  • thin films

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  • Chemistry(all)
  • Catalysis

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Water-induced pyroelectricity from nonpolar crystals of amino acids. / Piperno, Silvia; Mirzadeh, Elena; Mishuk, Eran; Ehre, David; Cohen, Sidney; Eisenstein, Miriam; Lahav, Meir; Lubomirsky, Igor.

In: Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, Vol. 52, No. 25, 17.06.2013, p. 6513-6516.

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Piperno, S, Mirzadeh, E, Mishuk, E, Ehre, D, Cohen, S, Eisenstein, M, Lahav, M & Lubomirsky, I 2013, 'Water-induced pyroelectricity from nonpolar crystals of amino acids', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 52, no. 25, pp. 6513-6516. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201301836
Piperno S, Mirzadeh E, Mishuk E, Ehre D, Cohen S, Eisenstein M et al. Water-induced pyroelectricity from nonpolar crystals of amino acids. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 2013 Jun 17;52(25):6513-6516. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201301836
Piperno, Silvia ; Mirzadeh, Elena ; Mishuk, Eran ; Ehre, David ; Cohen, Sidney ; Eisenstein, Miriam ; Lahav, Meir ; Lubomirsky, Igor. / Water-induced pyroelectricity from nonpolar crystals of amino acids. In: Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 2013 ; Vol. 52, No. 25. pp. 6513-6516.
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