piezoelectricity


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Synonyms for piezoelectricity

electricity produced by mechanical pressure on certain crystals (notably quartz or Rochelle salt)

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While piezoelectricity is used all around us, the capacity to generate electricity from this particular protein [lysozyme] had not been explored," says Aimee Stapleton, one of the researchers at the Bernal Institute at the University of Limerick and lead author of the study.
Piezoelectricity is a property of materials like quartz that can convert mechanical energy into electricity and vice versa.
Ikeda, Fundamentals of piezoelectricity, Oxford University Press, Oxford, (1990).
To create the piezoelectric properties in the electrospun PVDF nanofiber web, the [beta]-phase crystalline should be formed which is the one with the most effective piezoelectricity.
The variational equations for linear piezoelectricity are presented in this section.
Improved piezoelectricity in thick lamellar P-form crystals of poly(vinylidene fluoride) crystallized under high pressure.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers at Semnan University, Central Iran, have designed and built a telescopic hiking stick generating electricity, using multi-layer piezoelectricity, an official at the university said.
developed a helical chiral polymer such as polylactic acid with a weight-average molecular weight of 50,000-1,000,000, optical activity, and 20-80% crystallinity, showing enhanced piezoelectricity.
Ferroelectrics and their characteristic of piezoelectricity have attracted the interest from the scientific community.
Some intrinsic properties, such as piezoresistivity, piezoelectricity, or thermoelectricity of the component, determine the actuation or sensing ability of MEMS (At toh-Okine 2003).
Although barium titanate was the first piezoelectric material discovered, the ceramic lead zirconate titanate also known as PZT is the most commonly used material for piezoelectricity.
It exhibits unique properties, such as pyroelectricity and piezoelectricity.
Poly (vinylidene fluoride), PVDF, shows excellent mechanical properties, high continuous use of temperature and strong piezoelectricity.