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By I.S. Zheludev

Study in solid-state physics ordinarily and within the physics of dielectrics particularly has grown speedily in scope and quan tity within the final twenty-five years. within the fifties and early sixties, there has been an upsurge of curiosity in ferroelectricity, piezoelectrici ty' and pyroelectricity. The classical physics of dielectrics, rep resented through books of H. Frohlich, C. P. Smyth, G. I. Skanavi, and A. von Hippel, is now unthinkable with out ferroelectricity. The constitution and houses of ferroelectrics were defined in a few books and stories, together with these of W. Kanzig, H. D. Megaw, F. Jona and G. Shirane, W. J. Merz and E. Fatuzzo. the current paintings offers with the physics of crystalline di electrics and is predicated at the investigations conducted through scien tists through the international. yet, understandably, the emphasis is at the learn performed within the USSR, relatively within the author's labo ratory. a distinct characteristic of this two-volume treatise is the professional minent position given to the symmetry and constitution of dielectrics and to the significance of spontaneous electrical polarization in lots of houses of crystals. actually, those elements take in the entire of the 1st quantity. the second one quantity is anxious as a rule with quite a few homes and phenomena whose nature is illustrated by means of contemplating particular crystals. therefore, for instance, the phenomena of polarization, piezoelectricity, electrostriction, etc., are first mentioned intimately. Then persist with descriptions of those phenomena in particular compounds.

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