direct piezoelectricity

direct piezoelectricity

[də′rekt pē¦ā·zō‚i‚lek′tris·əd·ē]
(solid-state physics)
Name sometimes given to the piezoelectric effect in which an electric charge is developed on a crystal by the application of mechanical stress.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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