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Refractive index change in Piezoelectric material

  1. Mar 2, 2015 #1
    Hello all,

    whether the Refractive index of piezoelectric materials (Example: Polyvinylidene fluoride-PVDF ) changes by the application of pressure, strain or force ?
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  3. Mar 4, 2015 #2


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    Refractive index is a state function. If you change the state of a material you expect changes in the state functions.
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