Piezoelectric and Acoustic Materials for Transducer Applications

Springer Science & Business Media
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Piezoelectric and Acoustic Materials for Transducer Applications combines discussion of the physical properties of piezoelectric and acoustic materials, with the fundamentals, design principles and fabrication methods, and their application in transducers. This book serves as a comprehensive reference on all aspects of piezoelectric materials, such as thermodynamics, crystallography, crystal chemistry, and piezoelectric composite fabrication techniques as they pertain to piezoelectric transducer design and applications.

The chapters in this book cover a wide range of topics, which are separated into four sections:

  • Section I. Fundamentals of Piezoelectricity

  • Section II. Piezoelectric and Acoustic Materials for Transducer Technology

  • Section III. Transducer Design and Principles

  • Section IV. Piezoelectric Transducer Fabrication Methods

Piezoelectric and Acoustic Materials for Transducer Applications is written by a diverse group of renowned experts from around the world, and is appropriate for scientists and engineers in a variety of disciplines.

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Professor Safari is a Fellow of American Ceramic Society; Centennial Fellow of the College of Earth and Mineral Science, The Pennsylvania State University; Honorary Professor of Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin China; and president of the IEEE Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control Society.

Dr. Safari has published over 300 refereed journal articles, and has been granted 18 U.S. patents. He chaired the 10th International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectric (August 1996, East Brunswick NJ) and 7th US-Japan meeting on Ferroelectric and Dielectric Materials (Tsukuba, Japan, November 1995).

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Springer Science & Business Media
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Published on
Sep 11, 2008
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Pages
482
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ISBN
9780387765402
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English
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Science / Physics / Condensed Matter
Science / Physics / Crystallography
Science / Physics / General
Technology & Engineering / Electrical
Technology & Engineering / Electronics / General
Technology & Engineering / Manufacturing
Technology & Engineering / Materials Science / General
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