Practical Consequences of Piezoelectric Stiffening

Part of the Soft and Biological Matter book series (SOBIMA)


Piezoelectric stiffening can be exploited to probe the sample’s electrical impedance. Conversely, the electrical impedance of the sample and the circuitry around the crystal can influence on the resonance frequency. Some precautions must be taken to avoid the corresponding artifacts.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Physical ChemistryClausthal University of TechnologyClausthal-ZellerfeldGermany

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