ferroelectric Barkhausen effect

ferroelectric Barkhausen effect

[¦fe·rō·i¦lek·trik ′bärk‚hau̇z·ən i‚fekt]
(solid-state physics)
A series of abrupt changes in the dielectric polarization of a ferroelectric material that occurs when the external electric field acting on the material is varied.
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