A new kind of diagram is proposed to analyse the rates of phase transitions in ferroelectric smart materials. These diagrams give a convenient graphical representation of the kinetics of phase growth under changing thermodynamic parameters as well as under the influence of an external magnetic field.
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Philosophical Magazine A: Physics of Condensed Matter, Structure, Defects and Mechanical Properties|
|State||Published - May 1997|
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We gratefully appreciate the financial support of the Niedersachsischen Ministrium fur Wissenschaft und Kultur, the University of Haifa-Technion Foundation and the Fund for the Promotion of Research at the University of Haifa.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Materials Science (all)
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
- Metals and Alloys