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[USPRwire, Tue Jan 12 2016] Piezoelectric Devices Market by Material (Piezoceramic, Piezopolymer, Piezocomposite
), Product (Actuators, Transducers, Motors, Sensors, Generators), Application (Industrial, Automotive, Medical, Consumer) & Geography - Global Trend & Forecast to 2020
Ceramics experts are enhancing neuromodulation technology with piezocomposite
components (lead zirconate titanate and single-crystal piezo materials) that facilitate ultrasonic device communication, ceramic-to-metal brazed assemblies for hermetically sealed electrical feedthroughs, and biocompatible device casings.
Recently, there have been various mathematical models developed to describe the behavior of the piezocomposite
or laminated plates actuated and sensed by piezoelectric materials.
of the complexity of the piezocomposite
structure and the presence of IDE which complicates the electric field solution [10,11].
Coverage encompasses numerical simulation of elastic wave propagation, nonlinear acoustics, piezocomposite
transducers for guided waves, beamforming, vibrothermography, and vision-based monitoring systems.
Presenting theoretical and experimental analysis, this work for advanced students and specialists contributes to the development of computational methods for characterizing material constants in piezocomposite
According to the company, components manufactured with piezocomposite
materials offer improvements over traditional transducer materials, which result in increased acoustic performance for medical applications.
Paul and Nelson (8, 9, 10 and 11) have studied the free vibration of piezocomposite
plate and cylinders by embedding LEMV layer between piezoelectric layers.
Illustrated and described are piezocomposite
probe technology, phased array probe technology, focused probes, echo evaluation with DAC and A-Scan, B-Scan and C-Scan displays.