Polymer in which spontaneous polarization
arises when dipoles become arranged parallel to each other by electric fields.
- Poly(vinylidene fluoride) after being subjected to a corona discharge is an example
of a ferroelectric polymer.
PAC, 2004, 76, 889
(Definitions of terms relating to reactions of polymers and to functional polymeric
materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2003))
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