quartz resonator force transducer

quartz resonator force transducer

[′kwȯrts ′rez·ən‚ād·ər ′fȯrs tranz‚dü·sər]
(engineering)
A type of accelerometer which measures the change in the resonant frequency of a small quartz plate with a longitudinal slot, forming a double-ended tuning fork, when a longitudinal force associated with acceleration is applied to the plate.