Piezoelectric Sensors

  • Jeong-Yeol Yoon


Although optical and electrochemical transducers are the two most popular transducers for biosensors, piezoelectric transducers have also gained some popularity in the past couple of decades. Like optical and electrochemical transducers, piezoelectric transducers can be used as-is as physical sensors (to sense mass), or used with bioreceptors as biosensors (to quantify biomolecules). Collectively they are called piezoelectric sensors.


Resonant Frequency Quartz Crystal Surface Acoustic Wave Quartz Crystal Microbalance Loaded Mass 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeong-Yeol Yoon
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  1. 1.Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department of Biomedical Engineering BIO5 InstituteUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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