Piezoelectric and Acoustic Materials for Transducer Applications

  • Ahmad Safari
  • E. Koray Akdoğan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Fundamentals of Piezoelectricity

    1. E. Koray Akdogğan, Ahmad Safari
      Pages 3-16
    2. A. L. Kholkin, N. A. Pertsev, A. V. Goltsev
      Pages 17-38
    3. Susan Trolier-McKinstry
      Pages 39-56
  3. Piezoelectric and Acoustic Materials for Transducer Technology

    1. Dragan Damjanovic
      Pages 59-79
    2. Marija Kosec, Barbara Malič, Andreja Benčan, Tadej Rojac
      Pages 81-102
    3. Tadashi Takenaka
      Pages 103-130
    4. Zhongyang Cheng, Qiming Zhang, Ji Su, Mario El Tahchi
      Pages 131-159
    5. Y. Yamashita, Y. Hosono, K. Itsumi
      Pages 161-177
  4. Transducer Design and Principles

    1. Marc Lethiecq, Franck Levassort, Dominique Certon, Louis Pascal Tran-Huu-Hue
      Pages 191-215
    2. Anne-Christine Hladky-Hennion, Bertrand Dubus
      Pages 241-258
  5. Piezoelectric Transducer Fabrication Methods

    1. Andreas Schönecker
      Pages 261-287
    2. Ralf Steinhausen, Horst Beige
      Pages 289-304
    3. James E. Smay, Bruce Tuttle, Joseph Cesarano III
      Pages 305-318
    4. J. Juuti, M. Leinonen, H. Jantunen
      Pages 319-340
    5. Aydin Dog̃an*, Erman Uzgur
      Pages 341-371
    6. Shashank Priya, Rachit Taneja, Robert Myers, Rashed Islam
      Pages 373-388
    7. Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb
      Pages 413-430
    8. K. Kirk Shung, Jonathan M. Cannata, Qifa Zhou
      Pages 431-451
    9. Massimo Pappalardo, Giosue Caliano, Alessandro S. Savoia, Alessandro Caronti
      Pages 453-478
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 479-481

About this book


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.


Transducer ceramics composite composite materials crystal crystallography electricity finite element method material materials mechatronics microelectromechanical system (MEMS) piezoelectricity semiconductor thermodynamics

Editors and affiliations

  • Ahmad Safari
    • 1
  • E. Koray Akdoğan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Materials Science and Engineering The Glenn Howatt Electronic Ceramics LaboratoryRutgers UniversityPiscataway

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