Dielectric Properties of Rare-Earth Oxides: General Trends from Theory

Part of the Topics in Applied Physics book series (TAP, volume 106)


We present a theoretical perspective on general aspects of the dielectric response and dynamical properties of some rare-earth oxide systems. We deal in particular with sesquioxides and aluminates, the latter both in the amorphous and crystalline phases.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CNR-INFM SLACS and Department of PhysicsUniversity of CagliariMonserrato (CA)Italy

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