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Tricritical Point in KDP

  • V. Hugo Schmidt

Abstract

Static dielectric measurements on the ferroelectric crystal KH2PO4 (KDP) at pressures to 3 kbar indicate a tricritical point at 2.4±0.2 kbar. The exponent δ at this pressure agrees well with the value of 5 obtained from mean-field theory for the tricritical exponent.

Keywords

Pressure Vessel Critical Line Tricritical Point Ferroelectric Transition Constant Polarization 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Hugo Schmidt
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsMontana State UniversityBozemanUSA

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