Piezoelectric Quartz Crystals

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Piezoelectric Quartz Crystals

 

the flawless crystals of quartz that are suitable for use in radio and electronic devices because of their piezoelectric properties. Synthesized crystals of piezoelectric quartz have a wide variety of technological applications.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Okuhara, "Frequency shifts of piezoelectric quartz crystals immersed in organic liquids," Analytica Chimica Acta, vol.142, pp.281-284,1982.
Evgenii Yakovlevich Kievlenko (1923-2000) was a distinguished exploration geologist and gemologist who, among other achievements in industry, furthered the economic development of several Russian deposits of piezoelectric quartz crystals and "Iceland spar" calcite.