Photoactivated birefringence in antiferroelectric thin films via a structural transition

Feiling Wang; Li, Kewen K.
November 1994
Applied Physics Letters;11/14/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 20, p2507
Academic Journal
Observes the presence of photoactivated birefringence in anti- ferroelectric lead zirconate titanate thin film bounded by indium-tin oxide electrode. Role of ultraviolet radiation in antiferroelectric to ferroelectric structural transition; Relationship between photoactivated birefringence and structural transition; Amplitude of birefringence with UV illumination.


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