Observation of residual strain in dynamically excited electrostrictors

Vohra, S.T.; Fabiny, L.
February 1994
Applied Physics Letters;2/14/1994, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p848
Academic Journal
Characterizes the dynamic strain response of lead magnesium niobate and lead zirconate titanate-based electrostrictive ceramics. Use of high strain resolution fiber optic interferometer; Dependence of residual signal magnitude on temperature; Insufficiency of strain-polarization model in explaining the dynamical behavior.


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