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Title: Origin of pyroelectricity in LiNbO3

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Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
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Journal Name: Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics Journal Volume: 83 Journal Issue: 22; Journal ID: ISSN 1098-0121
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Peng, Qing, and Cohen, R. E. Origin of pyroelectricity in LiNbO3. United States: N. p., 2011. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.83.220103.
Peng, Qing, & Cohen, R. E. Origin of pyroelectricity in LiNbO3. United States. doi:
Peng, Qing, and Cohen, R. E. Fri . "Origin of pyroelectricity in LiNbO3". United States. doi:
title = {Origin of pyroelectricity in LiNbO3},
author = {Peng, Qing and Cohen, R. E.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevB.83.220103},
journal = {Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics},
number = 22,
volume = 83,
place = {United States},
year = {2011},
month = {6}

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