Considerations for Well-Controlled QCM Experiments

  • Diethelm JohannsmannEmail author
Part of the Soft and Biological Matter book series (SOBIMA)


Tips and tricks for successful and meaningful experiments are mentioned at various places in the book. They are collected here. The list was expanded with advice of entirely practical nature.


Compressional Wave Resonance Frequency Frequency Shift Front Electrode Drive Level 
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Definition (Comments)

a, b, c

Coefficients of the 3rd-order polynomial describing the T-f characteristic of AT-cut crystals






Reference temperature of the T-f characteristic


Shift in resonance frequency caused by temperature drifts


Dependence of the frequency shift on amplitude, u 0


Angle of a crystal cut (Angle between the surface normal and the crystallographic y-axis)


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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