transverse piezoelectric effect

transverse piezoelectric effect

[¦tranz‚vərs pē‚āt·sō·i′lek·trik i‚fekt]
(solid-state physics)
The manifestation of the piezoelectric effect in which the applied stress is perpendicular to the direction of the resultant electric field, or in which the applied electric field is perpendicular to the direction of the resultant stress.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This allows for including, within analytical description of the beam deflection, a local change in stiffness and strain caused by transverse piezoelectric effect.
III) in the piezoelectric layer transverse piezoelectric effect 1-3 takes place, causing clear bending.
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