Analysis of Hysteretic Behavior in a PBZTS Ceramics by a Preisach Distribution


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This paper presents a new way of using the classical Preisach distribution to the analytical description of the behavior of ceramic ferroelectrics in a wide range of temperatures. The iteration method have been used to investigate the Preisach distribution from polarization-electric field hysteresis loops to observe the composition and temperature variation of the some parameters in lead barium zirconate titanate stannate ceramic samples. Received Preisach distributions from P-E hysteresis loops were modeled by selected analytical functions to find useful parameters to observing the evolution of the hysteresis loops with temperature. This type of analysis can allow a more complete understanding of the relaxor properties occurring in these kind of materials, and may be used to examination the changes of temperature changes of piezoelectric sensors.



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Evangelos Hristoforou and D.S. Vlachos






P. Wawrzała and D. Bochenek, "Analysis of Hysteretic Behavior in a PBZTS Ceramics by a Preisach Distribution", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 605, pp. 441-444, 2014

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April 2014




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