electrostriction


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electrostriction

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈstrɪkʃən)
n
(Electronics) the change in dimensions of a dielectric occurring as an elastic strain when an electric field is applied
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It is argued that this force is related to electrostriction [41,78] and can be taken as a function of the square of the voltage [44, 48,79].
EAR borrows the principle of electrostriction, which causes materials to change shape in an electric field, so that these vibrations can be isolated in samples as small as a single nanoparticle.
The inverse piezoelectric effect is also called electrostriction and is represented by the property of crystals to deform in certain directions, if there is a difference of potential on some of their sides.
Shkel, "Strain-dielectric response of dielectrics as foundation for electrostriction stresses," Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.
It is considered that the nanoactuation has an electrostriction character.
He begins by describing Taylor expansion and interaction diagrams, electrostatic Maxwell stresses and quadratic electrostriction, then turns to derivation of the stress tensor from the force law, Maxwell stress tensors, Maxwell stress tensors at the boundary of a dielectric medium with another dielectric medium or with air, applications, including a viscoelastic case study in application to polymers, closing with an analogous phenomenon, magnetostatic Maxwell stresses.
Electrostriction of a Polyurethane Elastomer-Based Polyester.