Measurement and Modelling of Self-Heating in Piezoelectric Materials and Devices

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Part of the Springer Series in Measurement Science and Technology book series (SSMST, volume 2)

Abstract

There are many uses of piezoelectric ceramics where the desire for increased power output means increased drive levels, which subsequently can lead to thermal problems within the device.

Keywords

Fatigue Titanium Quartz Microwave Graphite 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was supported by the UK’s National Measurement System programme—Measurement for Materials Processing and Performance, MPP. Thanks are also due to T Amato, (PURAC), F Rawson (FFR Ultrasonics Ltd.) and D Hazelwood (R&V Hazelwood Associates) for the loan of equipment, support and advice.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Physical LaboratoryTeddingtonUK

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