Piezoelectric anisotropy: Enhanced piezoelectric response along nonpolar directions in perovskite crystals

This paper discusses the mechanisms that can contribute to the enhanced longitudinal piezoelectric effect along nonpolar directions in perovskite crystals, such as BaTiO3, PbTiO3, KNbO3, Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O-3-PbTiO3 and Pb(Zn1/2Nb2/3)O-3-PbTiO3. Piezoelectric anisotropy is discussed in relation to temperature induced phase transitions, compositional variation in solid solutions with morphotropic phase boundaries, applied electric fields, the domain wall structure and domain wall displacement. (c) 2006 Springer Science + Business Media, Inc.


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Journal of Materials Science, 41, 1, 65-76
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2006
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Kluwer Academic Publishers, Springer
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0022-2461
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Damjanovic, D Ecole Polytech Fed Lausanne, Mat Inst, Ceram Lab, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland Ecole Polytech Fed Lausanne, Mat Inst, Ceram Lab, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
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