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Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 317–325 | Cite as

Pyroelectric materials

  • M R Srinivasan
Dielectrics

Abstract

This paper presents a review of pyroelectric materials. The physics of pyroelectric materials is described. Various pyroelectric materials are compared for their efficiency in the detection of radiation. Current trends in pyroelectric material technology are highlighted.

Keywords

Pyroelectricity ferroelectricity piezoelectricity 

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© The Indian Academy of Sciences 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • M R Srinivasan
    • 1
  1. 1.Materials Science GroupTata Institute of Fundamental ResearchBombayIndia

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