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Front. Chem. | doi: 10.3389/fchem.2020.00724

Memristive TiO2: Synthesis, Technologies and Applications Provisionally accepted The final, formatted version of the article will be published soon. Notify me

  • 1Solution Chemistry of Advanced Materials and Technologies Laboratory, ITMO University, Russia
  • 2Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is one of the most widely used materials in resistive switching applications, including random-access memory, neuromorphic computing, biohybrid interfaces, and sensors. Most of these applications are still at an early stage of development, meet technological challenges and lack of fundamental comprehension. Furthermore, the functional memristive properties of titanium dioxide thin films are drastically dependent on their processing methods, including synthesis, fabrication, and post-fabrication treatment. Here, we outline and summarize the key milestone achievements, recent advances and challenges related to synthesis, technologies, and applications of memristive titanium dioxide. Following a brief introduction, we provide an overview of the major application domains of TiO2-based memristive devices and discuss their relations to synthesis, fabrication, and post-fabrication processing, as well as functional properties.

Keywords: TiO2, Memristor, Nanoparticles, Neuromorphic, Electronic oxides

Received: 28 Apr 2020; Accepted: 14 Jul 2020.

Copyright: © 2020 Illarionov, Morozova, Chrishtop, Einarsrud and Morozov. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.

* Correspondence: Dr. Maxim I. Morozov, Solution Chemistry of Advanced Materials and Technologies Laboratory, ITMO University, Saint Petersburg, Russia,