Multilayer technologies for piezo-ceramic materials

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Abstract

Multilayer structures have been introduced in the piezoelectric actuator primarily to introduce the following advantages: much lower drive voltage, making them safer to use, and with a cheaper power supply, and higher capacitance/lower impedance - n2 times for the n-layer device. However, the following problems are also involved: more expensive manufacturing cost, both processing cost and the electrode material cost (typically rare-metal), and they are mechanically weak due to the electrode insertion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvanced Piezoelectric Materials
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Technology
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages387-411
Number of pages25
ISBN (Print)9781845695347
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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