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Piezoelectricity, Electrostriction and Ferroelectricity

  • P. W. ForsberghJr.
Part of the Encyclopedia of Physics / Handbuch der Physik book series (HDBPHYS, volume 4 / 17)

Abstract

Piezoelectricity was discovered in 1880 by the brothers Jacques and Pierre Curie [5]. Pressing a piezoelectric crystal plate between two electrodes causes charge to flow through a galvanometer. Removal of the compressing weight results in an opposite flow of charge.

Keywords

Barium Titanate Curie Point Ferroelectric Phase Spontaneous Polarization Piezoelectric Coefficient 
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