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piezo-

pref.
Pressure: piezoelectricity.

[From Greek piezein, to press tight, squeeze; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]

piezo-

(paɪˈiːzəʊ-; piːˈeɪzəʊ-; ˈpiːtsəʊ-)
combining form
(General Physics) pressure: piezometer.
[from Greek piezein to press]
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The characteristics of piezoelectric material and dimension of piezo- crystals are adjusted according to the application.
The book is divided into eight parts under the general headings: High strain high performance piezo- and ferroelectric single crystals; Electric field-induced effects and domain engineering; Morphotropic phase boundary related phenomena; High power piezoelectric and microwave dielectric materials; Nanoscale piezo- and ferroelectrics; Piezo- and ferroelectric films; Novel processing and new materials; Novel properties of ferroelectrics and related materials.
Using this free LabVIEW application, motion control developers now can easily tune and control piezo- based motors for high-precision applications such as semiconductor wafer alignment and biotechnology micro-array handling.