Eminent Domains

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Science  22 Dec 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5244, pp. 1944
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5244.1944


Detecting badly aligned domains in ferroelectric crystals usually requires destructive testing. MacCormack and Feinberg of the University of Southern California have devised a simple laser method for imaging the misaligned crystal domains.