Pressure gauge using relaxor ferroelectrics

Kenji Uchino, Shoichiro Nomura, Leslie E. Cross, Sei J. Jang, Robert E. Newnham

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A new type of pressure gauge using relaxor ferroelectrics such as the Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3−PbTiO3−Ba(Zn1/3Nb2/3)O3 ternary solid solution is described, which reveals a sensitive pressure characteristic of permittivity. This device is much less expensive than conventional gauges and is very compact.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)L367-L370
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1981

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Engineering
  • General Physics and Astronomy


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