Phase transition in relaxor ferroelectrics studied by mechanical measurements

Feng Yan, Peng Bao, Yening Wang

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In order to study the ferroelectric phase transition of relaxors, internal friction (IF) and Young's modulus measurements were carried out on [(1-x)%]Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3-x%PbTiO3. For PMNTx(13≤x≤33), a spontaneous (R-F) phase transition was detected by the dielectric measurement. Young's modulus softening and an IF peak were observed at the phase transition temperature. For PMNTx(0≤x<13), no spontaneous R-F phase transition was detected by dielectric measurement.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4384-4386
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 24 Nov 2003
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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