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This experiment illustrates the ferroelectric behavior of KNO3 due to change in temperature which is intimately connected to the change in crystal structure.

Sample Results Ferroelectric loop at 130˚C
Another instance of a ferroelectric loop at 110˚C
Ferroelectric loop at 80˚C
Simulation results when sample capacitor is a conventional linear capacitor
Experiment Code 2.13
Version 20 August 2010

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