Piezoresistivity in Semiconducting Ferroelectrics

  • Ahmed Amin
Part of the Institute of Amorphous Studies Series book series (IASS)


The piezoresistive effect in semiconducting polycrystalline barium titanate and its solid solutions with lead and strontium titanate under different elastic and thermal boundary conditions will be reviewed. An account of this phenomenon based upon recent models of ferroelectricity and grain boundary potential is given. A comparison to silicon and germanium is attempted.


Barium Titanate Barium Strontium Titanate Electric Boundary Condition Ferroelectric State Transverse Optic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ahmed Amin
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  1. 1.Advanced Development LaboratoryTexas Instruments IncorporatedAttleboroEngland

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