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Domain patterns and macroscopic behaviour of ferroelectric materials

Shu, Y. C. and Bhattacharya, K. (2001) Domain patterns and macroscopic behaviour of ferroelectric materials. Philosophical Magazine B, 81 (12). pp. 2021-2054. ISSN 0141-8637.

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This paper examines the domain patterns and the macroscopic behaviour of single crystals of ferroelectric material using a theory based on energy minimization. A low-energy path is identified for domain switching and a novel configuration that yields very large electrostriction is identified.

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Additional Information:© 2001 Taylor & Francis Ltd. Received: 18 Aug 2000; Accepted: 28 May 2001; Published online: 25 Aug 2009. We wish to thank R. D. James for numerous helpful and stimulating discussions. We are glad to acknowledge the partial support of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (MURI: F49620-98-1-0433), the Army Research Office (DAAD19-99-1-0319) and the National Science Council of Taiwan (NSC 89-2212-E-002-103).
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Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)F49620-98-1-0433
Army Research Office (ARO)DAAD19-99-1-0319
National Science Council (Taipei)NSC 89-2212-E-002-103
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