Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Lithium Niobate

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6973

n [niobium + 1-ate] (1966) LiNbO3. A crystalline material whose physical properties change in response to pressure or the presence of an electric field and which is used in fiber optics and as a synthetic gemstone. Open image in new window

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA