Polarized Semiconductors

  • Marius GrundmannEmail author
Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)


In this chapter semiconductors with a spontaneous polarization and ferroelectric semiconductors are discussed. Also the effect of piezoelectricity is treated in some detail for zincblende and wurtzite materials.


External Electric Field Spontaneous Polarization Piezoelectric Effect Paraelectric Phase Zincblende Material 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Experimentelle Physik IIUniversität LeipzigLeipzigGermany

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