Bulletin of Materials Science

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

Pyroelectric materials

  • M R Srinivasan


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.


Pyroelectricity ferroelectricity piezoelectricity 


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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