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  • Ferroelectricity at the Nanoscaleby Vladimir Fridkin; Stephen Ducharme

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book examines a wide range of ferroelectric materials. It explains the theoretical background of ultrathin ferroelectric films,  presents applications of ferroelectric materials, and displays the mechanism of switching of nanosized ferroelectric films. more...

  • Graded Ferroelectrics, Transpacitors and Transponentsby Joseph V. Mantese; Pamir S. Alpay

    Springer US 2006; US$ 199.00

    The text details the experimental and theoretical aspects of newly emerging ferroelectric devices, and their extensions to other ferroic systems such as: ferromagnetics, ferroelastics, piezoelectrics, etc. The theory and experimental results pertaining to non-homogeneous active ferroic devices and structures are presented more...

  • Multifunctional Polycrystalline Ferroelectric Materialsby Lorena Pardo; Jesús Ricote

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 259.00

    Ceramics are key materials in many devices using piezoelectricity in numerous applications, but the ferroelectric nature of such ceramics is little understood. This book covers an array of topics on the processing and properties of ferroelectric materials. more...

  • Special Topics in the Theory of Piezoelectricityby Jiashi Yang

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 189.00

    With a number of recent advances in diverse disciplines, piezoelectricity has been a steadily growing subject for study. In this comprehensive treatment of advanced topics in the field, each chapter is self-contained and written by international experts. more...

  • An Introduction to the Theory of Piezoelectricityby Jiashi Yang

    Springer US 2006; US$ 269.00

    This book is based on lecture notes for a graduate course that has been offered at University of Nebraska-Lincoln on and off since 1998. The course is intended to provide graduate students with the basic aspects of the continuum modeling of electroelastic interactions in solids. A concise treatment of linear, nonlinear, static and dynamic theories... more...

  • The Beginnings of Piezoelectricityby Shaul Katzir

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 209.00

    Involving electricity, elasticity, thermodynamics and crystallography, several scientific traditions and approaches and leading physicists, the history of piezoelectricity provides an advantageous perspective on late nineteenth century physics and its development. The beginnings of piezoelectricity, the first history of the subject, exhaustively examines... more...

  • Frontiers of Ferroelectricityby Sidney B. Lang; Helen L.W. Chan

    Springer US 2007; US$ 199.00

    The book presents theory, fundamentals and some applications of ferroelectricy. The 24 chapters comprise reviews and research reports covering the spectrum of ferroelectricity. It is intended to describe the current levels of understanding of various aspects of ferroelectricity as presented by authorities in the field. Topics include relaxors, piezoelectrics,... more...

  • Theory of Electroelasticityby Zhen-Bang Kuang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book analyzes the stress, strain, electric field and electric displacement in electroelastic structures such as sensors, actuators and other smart materials and structures. Describes the physical variational principle and the inertial entropy theory. more...