Analysis of Piezoelectric Semiconductor Structures

  • Jiashi¬†Yang

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Jiashi Yang
    Pages 1-11
  3. Jiashi Yang
    Pages 13-29
  4. Jiashi Yang
    Pages 31-88
  5. Jiashi Yang
    Pages 89-111
  6. Jiashi Yang
    Pages 113-140
  7. Jiashi Yang
    Pages 141-176
  8. Jiashi Yang
    Pages 177-211
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 213-230

About this book


This book presents the mechanics of piezoelectric semiconductor structures where the main electromechanical coupling of interest is the interaction between mechanical fields and semiconduction. This volume stands as the first full book treatment of this multi-physical subject from the mechanics angle. The analysis of piezoelectric semiconductor structures and devices is an emerging and rapidly growing interdisciplinary area involving materials, electronics, and solid mechanics. It has direct applications in the new area of piezotronics and piezo-phototronics. The book is theoretical, beginning with a phenomenological framework and progressing to include solutions to problems fundamental to the theory and application. Dr. Yang illustrates how in piezoelectric semiconductors, mechanical fields interact with semiconduction through the piezoelectrically produced electric fields by mechanical loads. This provides the foundation of piezotronic and piezo-phototronic devices in which semiconduction is induced, affected, manipulated, or controlled by mechanical fields. Also discussing composite structures of piezoelectric dielectrics and nonpiezoelectric semiconductors as well as thermal effects, the book is an ideal basic reference on the topic for researchers.

  • Examines for the first time the mechanics of piezoelectric semiconductors
  • Features a systematic and concise treatment of the three-dimensional general theory, the one-dimensional theories for extension of rods and bending of beams, and the two-dimensional theories for extension and bending of plates and shells 
  • Includes many static, time-harmonic, and transient dynamic solutions


Piezoelectricity semiconductor piezotronics electromechanical coupling mechanics of piezoelectric semiconductors solid mechanics

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  • Jiashi¬†Yang
    • 1
  1. 1.LincolnUSA

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