New Phenomena in Incommensurate Barium Sodium Niobate: Memory and Relaxation Effects

  • Gilles Errandonéa
  • Arlette Litzler
  • Hervé Savary
  • Jean-Claude Tolédano
  • Jacques Schneck
  • Jack Aubrée
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 106)

Abstract

We report the observation of two new effects in the incommensurate phase of Barium Sodium Niobate : a relaxation and a memory effect. These very large effects are assumed to be induced by a straong interaction between the incommensurate modulation and slightly mobile defects.

Keywords

Barium Thiourea 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gilles Errandonéa
    • 1
  • Arlette Litzler
    • 1
  • Hervé Savary
    • 1
  • Jean-Claude Tolédano
    • 1
  • Jacques Schneck
    • 1
  • Jack Aubrée
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre National d’Etudes des TélécommunicationsBagneuxFrance

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