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Title Ferro- and antiferroelectricity : order/disorder versus displacive / volume editors, Naresh Dalal, Annette Bussmann-Holder ; with contributions by R. Blinc [and others]
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 220 pages) : illustrations
Series Structure and bonding, 0081-5993 ; 124
Structure and bonding ; 124. 0081-5993
Contents Order/disorder versus or with displacive dynamics in ferroelectric systems / A. Bussmann-Holder, N.S. Dalal -- Experimental evidence for the coexistence of order/disorder and displacive behavior of hydrogen-bonded ferroelectrics and antiferroelectrics / N.S. Dalal, O. Gunaydin-Sen, A. Bussmann-Holder -- Order and disorder in perovskites and relaxor ferroelectrics / R. Blinc -- Local structure and dynamics of ferroelectric solids / T. Egami -- Ferroelectricity of SrTiO₃ induced by oxygen isotope exchange / M. Itoh, H. Taniguchi -- Evidence for ferroelectric nucleation centres in the pseudo-spin glass system Rb₁[subscript x](ND₄)[subscript x]D₂PO₄:A⁸⁷Rb NMR study / R. Kind -- Anharmonic and quantum effects in KDP-type ferroelectrics: modified strong dipole-proton coupling model / D. Merunka, B. Rakvin -- A comparison of magnetic random access memories (MRAMs) and ferroelectric random access memories (FRAMs) / J.F. Scott
Summary Solid-state systems are frequently classi?ed according to their physical, str- tural or chemical properties. Such schemes are extremely helpful since pr- erties related to any such classi?cation are typically known and facilitate id- tifying solids with special material classes. The best-known examples of these schemes are conductivity or resistivity measurements by means of which m- als are easily distinguishable from insulators. However, frequently clear-cut decisions between material classes are not possible, since anisotropy, chemical composition, binding forces and local effects wash out distinct properties and lead to competition or coexistence. Such unresolved situations are especially typical for transition metal oxides that exhibit a variety of ground-state properties in a fascinating way. Here chemical substitution, doping, pressure or temperature effects easily in?uence the physical properties and may, for instance, induce metal/insulator, antif- romagnet/ferromagnet, insulator/superconductor transitions. This situation is analogous to perovskite ferroelectrics and hydrogen-bonded ferroelectrics, where ferroelectric/antiferroelectric transitions occur with chemical substi- tions of one of the constituent sublattices. In addition, glass-like states (dipolar glasses) are observed and relaxor ferroelectricity with a large potential for - plication frequently occurs
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Subject Ferroelectricity.
Electromagnetic Fields.
Iron Compounds.
Form Electronic book
Author Dalal, Naresh S.
Bussmann-Holder, A. (Annette)
Blinc, R. (Robert)
ISBN 3540496025 (hbk.)
9783540496021 (hbk.)