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  • 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...

  • Ferroelectric Crystals for Photonic Applicationsby Pietro Ferraro; Paolo De Natale

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 279.00

    The idea to write a new book in the ?eld of ferroelectric crystals arose from some considerationsreportedinthefollowing. Inthelast5years,severalgroupsallaround the world in the ?eld of engineering and characterization of ferroelectric crystals have published more than 300 papers. The motivation for such an intense research activity is referable to... more...

  • Ferroelectric Dielectrics Integrated on Siliconby Defaÿ; Emmanuel

    Wiley 2013; US$ 212.00

    This book describes up-to-date technology applied to high-K materials for More Than Moore applications, i.e. microsystems applied to microelectronics core technologies. After detailing the basic thermodynamic theory applied to high-K dielectrics thin films including extrinsic effects, this book emphasizes the specificity of thin films. Deposition... more...

  • Ferroelectric Materials and Their Applicationsby Y. Xu

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    This book presents the basic physical properties, structure, fabrication methods and applications of ferroelectric materials. These are widely used in various devices, such as piezoelectric/electrostrictive transducers and actuators, pyroelectric infrared detectors, optical integrated circuits, optical data storage, display devices, etc. The ferroelectric... more...

  • 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...

  • Ferroelectrics UK 2001by I.M. Reaney; D.C. Sinclair

    Maney Publishing 2002; US$ 160.00

    This book is a compilation of the proceedings from Ferroelectrics UK 2001. This annual meeting is designed to bring together industrial and academic researchers and developers in the UK so that they can exchange knowledge and expertise. The papers deal with a broad range of topics covering the physics, chemistry and materials science/engineering of... 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...

  • 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...

  • Heterogeneous Ferroelectric Solid Solutionsby Vitaly Yu. Topolov

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 149.00

    As the first book on phases and domain states in ferroelectric solid solutions, this volume goes beyond its basic treatment of the subject to offer practical applications, dealing with perovskite-type ferroelectric solid solutions for modern materials science. more...

  • An Introduction to the Phenomenological Theory of Ferroelectricityby J. Grindlay; D. Ter Haar

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    An Introduction to the Phenomenological Theory of Ferroelectricity covers topics about the basis and derivation of the macroscopic or phenomenological theory of the elastic, dielectric and thermal properties of crystals as applied in the field of ferroelectricity. The monograph discusses the elastic, dielectric, and thermal properties of ferroelectric... more...