Piezoelectric Constants of the Calcified Collagen Fibril in Human Cortical Bone

  • B. Pfeiffer
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During the last 16 years the piezoelectric polarisation of several connective tissues has been investigated. Among others the piezoelectric constants for bone, tendon and skin were published in [1] [4] [3] [5] [10]. All these treatises were based on homogenity and an anisotropy only given by a macroscopic orientation of the collagen fibers.


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