lead lanthanum zirconate titanate
lead lanthanum zirconate titanate[′led ′lan·thə·nəm ′zərk·ən‚āt ′tīt·ən‚āt]
A ferroelectric, ceramic, electrooptical material whose optical properties can be changed by an electric field or by being placed in tension or compression; used in optoelectronic storage and display devices. Abbreviated PLZT. Also known as lanthanum-doped lead zirconate-lead titanate.
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