Microcracking in Piezoelectrics Weakens the Electromechanical Coupling and Changes Its Directionality

Microcracking in piezoelectrics is found to produce two major effects on the effective piezoelectric properties: it weakens the electromechanical coupling and it changes its "directionality", i.e. the direction of mechanical (electrical) response to the applied electrical (mechanical) load...

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Published in:International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 101, No. 3 (2000), p. 1-8
Main Author: Sevostianov, Igor
Other Involved Persons: Kachanov, Mark
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1573-2673
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1023/A:1007685011660
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