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pi·e·zo·e·lec·tric

(pī'ĕ-zō-ē-lek'trik),
Pertaining to piezoelectricity.

piezoelectric

the generation of electricity in response to mechanical stimulation. See ultrasonography.
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In addition, emerging applications of piezo actuators in micro-actuator medical tools for minimally invasive surgery, micro-grippers in manufacturing microsized objects such as stents, and high temperature actuators for diesel injector valves in automobiles are expected to propel the growth of the piezoelectric actuators market.
besides the electric charges in central electrode 9 (which value will correlate with the stochastic oscillation in contact zone) the longitudinal oscillation of piezoelectric plate at the oscillatory node (I form, [[delta].
It expands beyond traditional piezoelectric accelerometer applications opening the vibration world to laptop, tablet and smart phone vibration applications.
Our piezoelectric sensors are highly miniaturised or can be formed into coating layer which makes installation easy and allows them to be built into machines to give users a more accurate reading of how the machines are doing," said Dr Yao Kui, the scientist who heads IMRE's piezoelectric sensors research.
In this work, we present an electromechanical model describing the piezoelectric behavior of these polymers in the thickness direction, taking into account the film thickness, porosity, and the electrical discharge conditions.
Other researchers are focused on piezoelectric devices that use body power.
Piezoelectric technology is a specific kind of material that generates voltage upon the application of pressure from movement or vibrations.
The FEM analysis of a cantilever beam deformation producing electrical voltages through a direct piezoelectric effect is described in the following (Popovici et al, 2008).
This collection of eight studies focuses on polycrystalline piezoelectric ceramic materials, their processing, properties, characterization, and applications.
The company has come up with a piezoelectric bimorph that can be used by tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) manufacturers in the design of self-energising remote sensors that measure tyre pressure.
More specifically, the present invention relates to a rubber composition for a fire tread comprising 1 to 150 parts by weight of a piezoelectric material, based on 100 parts by weight of a natural rubber and/or a dienesynthetic rubber and a fire using the rubber composition for a fire tread.
We evaluated the use of piezoelectric surgery (Piezosurgery; Mectron Medical Technology; Carasco, Genoa, Italy) as a means of avoiding some complications of osteotomy and osteoplasty in otologic surgery, particularly in classic canal-wall-up mastoidectomy.