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 (pē-ā′zō-ĭ-lĕk-trĭs′ĭ-tē, pī-ē′-)
The generation of electricity or of electric polarity in dielectric crystals subjected to mechanical stress, or the generation of stress in such crystals subjected to an applied voltage.

pi·e′zo·e·lec′tric, pi·e′zo·e·lec′tri·cal adj.
pi·e′zo·e·lec′tri·cal·ly adv.


(General Physics) physics relating to or involving the production of electricity or electric polarity by applying a mechanical stress
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Adj.1.piezoelectric - relating to or involving piezoelectricity; "piezoelectric plates"
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According to the new market research report"Piezoelectric Devices Market by Material (Piezoceramic, Piezopolymer, Piezocomposite), Product (Actuators, Transducers, Motors, Sensors, Generators), Application (Industrial, Automotive, Medical, Consumer) & Geography - Global Trend & Forecast to 2020" , published by MarketsandMarkets, on Piezoelectric Devices, the market is expected to reach USD 27.
The advancement is based upon a piezoelectric system that converts vibrational energy -- created inside the chest by each heartbeat -- into electricity to power the pacemaker.
Morgan Advanced Materials has launched a range of piezoelectric materials that deliver sensing and monitoring in high-temperature environments above 200[degrees]C.
In piezoelectric materials, mechanical stress results in electrically charged materials.
The ultrasonic motor (USM) characteristics driven by piezoelectric transducer strongly depend on the mechanical properties of the components stator, rotor and contact layer [1].
STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, the world s top MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) manufacturer and the leading supplier of MEMS for consumer and mobile applications, today announced that it is commercializing its innovative piezoelectric MEMS technology.
It is the first integrated and ruggedized high-resolution, broad-frequency piezoelectric vibration sensor with integrated data acquisition.
Washington, June 24 ( ANI ): Researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed a self-powered artificial cardiac pacemaker that is operated semi-permanently by a flexible piezoelectric nanogenerator.
Active researchers report on the current status of analyzing piezoelectric structures in engineering applications, focusing on particular aspects they are most familiar with.
Since the discovery of various piezoelectric materials, barium titanate (BaTiO3) has emerged as the most versatile material simultaneously functional for all types of piezoelectric devices.
A*STAR's Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) and Singapore's Hoestar PD Technology Pte Ltd are working to deploy wireless piezoelectric sensors that will track vibrations and stresses that affect the 'health' of machinery such as motors, pumps and generators.
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