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Piezoelectric effect

piezoelectric effect

The property of certain crystalline or ceramic materials to emit electricity when deformed and to deform when an electric current is passed across them, a mechanism of interconverting electrical and acoustic energy; an ultrasound transducer sends and receives acoustic energy using this effect.


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... marked adaptive response in bone, whereas static deformation has little effect (4.1.16). Experiments (4.1.21) upon rabbit tibiae bear this out. In ... are presently unknown. Bassett and Becker (4.2.1) reported that bone is piezoelectric, i.e. that it generates electric fields in response to mechanical ...

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