Loss mechanisms in piezoelectrics - extrinsic and intrinsic losses

Kenji Uchino, J. Zheng, Y. H. Chen, X. Du, S. Hirose, S. Takahashi

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Losses in piezoelectrics are considered in general to have three different mechanisms; dielectric, mechanical and piezoelectric losses. This paper deals with the phenomenology of losses, first, then how to measure these losses separately in experiments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-31
Number of pages7
JournalMaterials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings
StatePublished - Dec 11 2000
EventMaterials for Smart Systems III - Boston, MA, USA
Duration: Nov 30 1999Dec 2 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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