Investigation of the Tricritical Point of KDP under Pressure

  • C. Vettier
  • P. Bastie
  • M. Vallade
  • C. M. E. Zeyen


KDP was investigated recently by Schmidt et al.1, using static dielectric measurements under pressures up to 3 kbar. The ferroelectric phase transformation which is first order at ambient pressure was found to be second-order at a pressure of 3 kbar.


Tricritical Point High Strength Aluminium High Strength Aluminium Alloy Spontaneous Strain Strength Aluminium Alloy 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Vettier
    • 1
  • P. Bastie
    • 2
  • M. Vallade
    • 2
  • C. M. E. Zeyen
    • 3
  1. 1.Laboratoire Louis NéelC.N.R.SGrenoble CedexFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Spectrométrie PhysiqueUniversité Scientifique et MédicaleGrenoble CedexFrance
  3. 3.Institut Laue-LangevinGrenoble CedexFrance

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