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Recent developments in piezoelectric crystals

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Piezoelectric materials are essential parts of the electronics and electrical equipment used for consumer and industrial applications, such as ultrasonic piezoelectric transducers, sensors, actuators, transformers, and resonators. In this review, the development of piezoelectric materials and the figures of merit for various electromechanical applications are surveyed, focusing on piezoelectric crystals, i.e., the high-performance relaxor-PbTiO3-based perovskite ferroelectric crystals and nonferroelectric high-temperature piezoelectric crystals. The uniqueness of these crystals is discussed with respect to different usages. Finally, the existing challenges and perspective for the piezoelectric crystals are discussed, with an emphasis on the temperature-dependent properties, from cryogenic temperatures up to the ultrahigh-temperature usage range.

UOW Authors


  •   Zhang, Shujun
  •   Li, Fei (external author)
  •   Yu, Fapeng (external author)
  •   Jiang, Xiaoning (external author)
  •   Lee, Ho-Yong (external author)
  •   Luo, Jun (external author)
  •   Shrout, Thomas R. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Zhang, S., Li, F., Yu, F., Jiang, X., Lee, H., Luo, J. & Shrout, T. R. (2018). Recent developments in piezoelectric crystals. Journal of the Korean Ceramic Society, 55 (5), 419-439.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85054714154

Number Of Pages


  • 20

Start Page


  • 419

End Page


  • 439

Volume


  • 55

Issue


  • 5

Place Of Publication


  • Korea, Republic of

Abstract


  • Piezoelectric materials are essential parts of the electronics and electrical equipment used for consumer and industrial applications, such as ultrasonic piezoelectric transducers, sensors, actuators, transformers, and resonators. In this review, the development of piezoelectric materials and the figures of merit for various electromechanical applications are surveyed, focusing on piezoelectric crystals, i.e., the high-performance relaxor-PbTiO3-based perovskite ferroelectric crystals and nonferroelectric high-temperature piezoelectric crystals. The uniqueness of these crystals is discussed with respect to different usages. Finally, the existing challenges and perspective for the piezoelectric crystals are discussed, with an emphasis on the temperature-dependent properties, from cryogenic temperatures up to the ultrahigh-temperature usage range.

UOW Authors


  •   Zhang, Shujun
  •   Li, Fei (external author)
  •   Yu, Fapeng (external author)
  •   Jiang, Xiaoning (external author)
  •   Lee, Ho-Yong (external author)
  •   Luo, Jun (external author)
  •   Shrout, Thomas R. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Zhang, S., Li, F., Yu, F., Jiang, X., Lee, H., Luo, J. & Shrout, T. R. (2018). Recent developments in piezoelectric crystals. Journal of the Korean Ceramic Society, 55 (5), 419-439.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85054714154

Number Of Pages


  • 20

Start Page


  • 419

End Page


  • 439

Volume


  • 55

Issue


  • 5

Place Of Publication


  • Korea, Republic of