piezoelectricity


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pi·e·zo·e·lec·tric·i·ty

(pī'ĕ-zō-ē'lek-tris'i-tē),
Electric currents generated by pressure on certain crystals, for example, quartz, mica, calcite.
[G. piezō, to press, squeeze, + electricity]

piezoelectricity

(pe-a'zo-e-lek-tris?i-te) [? + elektron, amber]
Production of an electric current by application of pressure to certain crystals such as mica, quartz, or Rochelle salt.
See: triboluminescence
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"Electrostriction and Piezoelectricity in Ferroelectric Polymers." Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 23: L677-L679.
Stapleton says that the extent of the piezoelectricity in lysozyme crystals is significant.
Dokmeci, "On the fundamental equations of piezoelectricity of quasicrystals," International Journal of Solids and Structures, vol.
For touchless control of the active matrix sensor, the pyroelectric operation mode was employed, whereas touch-based control was enabled by piezoelectricity of P(VDF-TrFE).
Piezoelectricity is a property of materials like quartz that can convert mechanical energy into electricity and vice versa.
Mas-Marza et al., "Polarization switching and light-enhanced piezoelectricity in lead halide perovskites," Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, vol.
Caption: FIGURE 1: The single-degree-of-freedom system with the NES- piezoelectricity system: configuration 1.
ZnO has been extensively studied because of its fascinating wide range of applications such as chemical sensors and biosensors, piezoelectricity, optoelectronics, photocatalysis, and photoelectrochemical water splitting [1-8].
Truesdell's problem for torsion of nonhomogeneous piezoelectric cylinders is solved by using the displacement-electric potential function formulation of Saint-Venant torsion [9,10], the concept of the global cross-sectional strain measure a and a reciprocal work theorem of the linear piezoelectricity [11], and methods given by Day [4] and Podio-Guidugli [5].
Subsequently, the growth and laser properties of LGS, Nd:LGS, and Nd-doped [Ca.sub.3][Ga.sub.2][Ge.sub.4][O.sub.14] (CGG) and [Sr.sub.3][Ga.sub.2][Ge.sub.4][O.sub.14] (SGG) were studied in 1983, and their properties such as optics, piezoelectricity, elasticity, and typical values were also measured [29].
Arielle Ainabe, Garth Webb Secondary School, "Tapping into Ocean Energy Using Piezoelectricity"
The piezoelectricity chapter derives the equations of motion for a beam with piezoelectric layers and composite plates with piezoelectric patches.