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Physical Effects

Edited by Mickaël Lallart

Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon, France

Ferroelectric materials have been and still are widely used in many applications, that have moved from sonar towards breakthrough technologies such as memories or optical devices. This book is a part of a four volume collection (covering material aspects, physical effects, characterization and modeling, and applications) and focuses on the underlying mechanisms of ferroelectric materials, including general ferroelectric effect, piezoelectricity, optical properties, and multiferroic and magnetoelectric devices. The aim of this book is to provide an up-to-date review of recent scientific findings and recent advances in the field of ferroelectric systems, allowing a deep understanding of the physical aspect of ferroelectricity.

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FerroelectricsPhysical EffectsEdited by Mickaël Lallart

Published: August 23rd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/942

ISBN: 978-953-307-453-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4457-1

Copyright year: 2011

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93069 Total Chapter Downloads

56 Crossref Citations

165 Web of Science Citations

119 Dimensions Citations


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1. Morphotropic Phase Boundary in Ferroelectric Materials

By Abdel-Baset M. A. Ibrahim, Rajan Murgan, Mohd Kamil Abd Rahman and Junaidah Osman


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2. Relaxor-ferroelectric PMN–PT Thick Films

By Hana Uršič and Marija Kosec


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3. Phase Diagramm, Cristallization Behavior and Ferroelectric Properties of Stoichiometric Glass Ceramics in the BaO-TiO2-B2O3 System

By Rafael Hovhannisyan, Hovakim Alexanyan, Martun Hovhannisyan, Berta Petrosyan and Vardan Harutyunyan


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4. Ferroelectric Properties and Polarization Switching Kinetic of Poly (vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene) Copolymer

By Duo Mao, Bruce E. Gnade and Manuel A. Quevedo-Lopez


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5. Charge Transport in Ferroelectric Thin Films

By Lucian Pintilie


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6. Hydrogen in Ferroelectrics

By Hai-You Huang, Yan-Jing Su and Li-Jie Qiao


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7. Thermal Conduction Across Ferroelectric Phase Transitions: Results on Selected Systems

By Jacob Philip


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8. The Induced Antiferroelectric Phase - Structural Correlations

By Marzena Tykarska


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9. Piezoelectric Effect in Rochelle Salt

By Andriy Andrusyk


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10. Piezoelectricity in Lead-Zirconate-Titanate Ceramics – Extrinsic and Intrinsic Contributions

By Johannes Frantti and Yukari Fujioka


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11. B-site Multi-element Doping Effect on Electrical Property of Bismuth Titanate Ceramics

By Jungang Hou and R. V. Kumar


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12. Magnetoelectric Multiferroic Composites

By M. I. Bichurin, V. M. Petrov and S.Priya


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13. Coupling Between Spins and Phonons Towards Ferroelectricity in Magnetoelectric Systems

By J. Agostinho Moreira and A. Almeida


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14. Ferroelectric Field Effect Control of Magnetism in Multiferroic Heterostructures

By Carlos A. F. Vaz and Charles H. Ahn


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15. Effects of Doping and Oxygen Nonstoichiometry on the Thermodynamic Properties of Some Multiferroic Ceramics

By Speranta Tanasescu, Alina Botea and Adelina Ianculescu


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16. Multifunctional Characteristics of B-site Substituted BiFeO3 Films

By Hiroshi Naganuma


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17. Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals with High Spontaneous Polarization

By Slavomír Pirkl and Milada Glogarova


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18. Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals Composed of Banana-Shaped Thioesters

By Stanisław Wróbel, Janusz Chruściel, Marta Wierzejska-Adamowicz, Monika Marzec, Danuta M. Ossowska-Chruściel, Christian Legrand and Redouane Douali


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19. Molecular Design of a Chiral Oligomer for Stabilizing a Ferrielectric Phase

By Atsushi Yoshizawa and Anna Noji


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20. Memory Effects in Mixtures of Liquid Crystals and Anisotropic Nanoparticles

By Marjan Krašna, Matej Cvetko, Milan Ambrožič and Samo Kralj


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21. Photorefractive Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals

By Takeo Sasaki


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22. Linear and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Ferroelectric Thin Films

By Bing Gu and Hui-Tian Wang


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23. Localized States in Narrow-Gap Ferroelectric-Semiconductor PbSnTe: Injection Currents, IR and THz Photosensitivity, Magnetic Field Effects

By Alexander Klimov and Vladimir Shumsky


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24. Piezo-optic and Dielectric Behavior of the Ferroelectric Lithium Heptagermanate Crystals

By A. K. Bain, Prem Chand and K. Veerabhadra Rao


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25. Compositional and Optical Gradient in Films of PbZrxTi1-xO3 (PZT) Family

By Ilze Aulika, Alexandr Dejneka, Silvana Mergan, Marco Crepaldi, Lubomir Jastrabik, Qi Zhang, Andreja Benčan, Maria Kosec and Vismants Zauls


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26. Photo-induced Effect in Quantum Paraelectric Materials Studied by Transient Birefringence Measurement

By Toshiro Kohmoto and Yuka Koyama


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27. Photoluminescence in Doped PZT Ferroelectric Ceramic System

By M. D. Durruthy-Rodríguez and J. M. Yáñez-Limón


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28. Photovoltaic Effect in Ferroelectric LiNbO3 Single Crystal

By Zhiqing Lu, Kun Zhao and Xiaoming Li


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