• Spartak Gevorgian
  • Alexander K. Tagantsev
  • Andrei Vorobiev
Part of the Engineering Materials and Processes book series (EMP)


This chapter starts with brief discussions about needs in tuneable resonators focusing on advanced agile microwave communication systems. To assist in reading of the following chapters, vibrational modes in FBARs are reviewed. The concept of electrostriction-mediated induced piezoelectric effect in paraelectrics, used in intrinsically tuneable ferroelectric FBARs, is discussed. A summary of the state-of-the-art in intrinsically tuneable FBARs concludes the chapter.


Resonant Frequency Surface Acoustic Wave Piezoelectric Effect Electromechanical Coupling Coefficient Mobile Handset 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Spartak Gevorgian
    • 1
  • Alexander K. Tagantsev
    • 2
  • Andrei Vorobiev
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Microtechnology and NanoscienceChalmers University of TechnologyGothenburgSweden
  2. 2.LausanneSwitzerland

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