New electromechanical materials and their applications

Kenji Uchino, Shoichiro Nomura

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Three current topics in creative developments of electromechanical materials are reviewed: first, polymeric piezoelectric materials such as polyvinylidene fluoride with low elastic stiffness; second, ceramic-plastic composites with 3–1 phase connectivity; third, electrostrictive materials with large elastic strains free from hysteresis and aging effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-228
Number of pages4
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics
StatePublished - Jan 1981

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Engineering
  • General Physics and Astronomy


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