Piezoelectric and Acoustic Materials for Transducer Applications [electronic resource] / edited by Ahmad Safari, E. Koray Akdoğan.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 2008Description: XIV, 482 p. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780387765402Subject(s): Engineering | Crystallography | Electronics | Optical materials | Engineering | Electronics and Microelectronics, Instrumentation | Optical and Electronic Materials | Condensed Matter Physics | Ceramics, Glass, Composites, Natural Methods | CrystallographyAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 621.381 LOC classification: TK7800-8360TK7874-7874.9Online resources: Click here to access online
Fundamentals of Piezoelectricity -- Thermodynamics of Ferroelectricity -- Piezoelectricity and Crystal Symmetry -- Crystal Chemistry of Piezoelectric Materials -- Piezoelectric and Acoustic Materials for Transducer Technology -- Lead-Based Piezoelectric Materials -- KNN-Based Piezoelectric Ceramics -- Bismuth-based Piezoelectric Ceramics -- Electropolymers for Mechatronics and Artificial Muscles -- Low-Attenuation Acoustic Silicone Lens for Medical Ultrasonic Array Probes -- Carbon-Fiber Composite Materials for Medical Transducers -- Transducer Design and Principles -- Piezoelectric Transducer Design for Medical Diagnosis and NDE -- Piezoelectric Transducer Designs for Sonar Applications -- Finite Element Analysis of Piezoelectric Transducers -- Piezoelectric Transducer Fabrication Methods -- Piezoelectric Fiber Composite Fabrication -- Composition Gradient Actuators -- Robocasting of Three-Dimensional Piezoelectric Structures -- Micropositioning -- Piezoelectric Actuator Designs -- Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting using Bulk Transducers -- Piezocomposite Ultrasonic Transducers for High-Frequency Wire Bonding of Semiconductor Packages -- Piezoelectric MEMS: Materials and Devices -- High-Frequency Ultrasonic Transducers and Arrays -- Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers.
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.