Dielectric Phenomena

Dielectric Phenomena : With Emphasis on Physical Concepts of Electronic Processes

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In general, a dielectric is considered as a non-conducting or insulating material (such as a ceramic or polymer used to manufacture a microelectronic device). This book describes the laws governing all dielectric phenomena.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 579 pages
  • 188 x 260 x 30mm | 1,279.12g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123965616
  • 9780123965615

Table of contents

Introduction. Electric Polarization and Relaxation. Optical and Electro-Optic Processes. Ferroelectrics, Piezoelectrics and Pyroelectrics. Electrets. Charge Carrier Injection from Electrical Contacts. Electrical Conduction and Photoconduction. Electrical Aging, Discharge and Breakdown Phenomena.
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Review quote

In Dielectric Phenomena in Solids, Kao presents a thorough examination of solid dielectric materials and what happens to them when acted upon by various forces such as electromagnetic fields, mechanical stress and temperature. - E-Streams, October 2004
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About Kwan Chi Kao

Kwan Chi Kao received his B.Sc. degree from the University of Nanking, M.S. degree from the University of Michigan, and his Ph.D. and D.Sc. degrees from the University of Birmingham. Dr. Kao has been a Professor at the University of Manitoba since 1966. He established the Materials and Devices Research Laboratory in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the UM. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, and a Life Member of the IEEE. Dr. Kao is the Founder of the International Conference on Properties and Applications of Dielectric Materials (ICPADM).
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