Accession Number : ADA324765

Title :   Piezoelectricity: Venerable Effect, Modern Thrusts.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY RESEARCH LAB FORT MONMOUTH NJ

Personal Author(s) : Ballato, Arthur

PDF Url : ADA324765

Report Date : AUG 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : A synopsis of the piezoelectric effect is presented in the context of its history, traditional uses, and relation to crystal symmetry. Associated effects are briefly noted. Future prospects, particularly in the area of microelectromechanical systems/structures (MEMS) are discussed.

Descriptors :   *CRYSTAL STRUCTURE, *PIEZOELECTRICITY, *PIEZOELECTRIC EFFECT, MICROELECTRONICS, MICROMECHANICS, PIEZOELECTRIC TRANSDUCERS.

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Crystallography
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE