Kevin Co

Education: B.S. Materials Sciences and Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2016

Bio: Kevin seeks to bridge the understanding of device level thermodynamic behavior and atomic scale phenomena of complex ferroelectric (FE) heterostructures possessing novel and complex structural phase transitions.

Current Research: tailoring the superparaelectric limit in embedded relaxor FE nanoparticles, engineering of novel FE domain formation in layered thin films and the study of functional complex oxides using first and second principles simulation methods such as density functional theory and finite element LGD modeling

Favorite Computer Command: $ cd

Outside the Lab: traveling, enjoying new foods, history, and the arts

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Kevin Co on Nov. 16, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)


Influence of Octahedral Cation Distribution in Montmorillonite on Interlayer Hydrogen Counter-Ion Retention Strength via First-Principles Calculations
Y. W. Li, C. P. Schulthess, K. Co, S. Sahoo, and S. P. Alpay, Clays Clay Miner. (2020)

Polarization Rotation in Bi4Ti3O12 by Isovalent Doping at the Fluorite Sublattice
K. Co, F.-C. Sun, S. P. Alpay, and S. K. Nayak, Phys Rev. B. 99, 014101 (2019).

Ferroelectric Films on Metal Substrates: The Role of Thermal Expansion Mismatch on Dielectric, Piezoelectric, and Pyroelectric properties
T. A. Patel, K. Co, R. J. Hebert, and S. P. Alpay, J. Appl. Phys. 126, 134103 (2019)