Hysteresis in Ferroelectric Material

Application ID: 90071

Ferroelectric materials exhibit nonlinear polarization behavior such as hysteresis and saturation at large applied electric fields. Many piezoelectric materials are ferroelectric. This model analyzes a simple actuator made of PZT piezoelectric ceramic material, which is subjected to applied electric field.

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