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Measurement of the converse piezoelectric effect in ceramic and bone using phase-stepped holographic interferometry
Author(s): Ben Ovryn
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Paper Abstract

Displacement of a ceramic bimorph, due to the converse piezoelectric effect, has been observed using real-time, phase-stepped holographic interferometry. The observed bending obeys the theoretical solution. From the bending, the relevant piezoelectric constant was determined. The measured value, d31 equals 279 +/- 9.5 pm/V, agrees with the commercial value of d31 equals 274 +/- 55 pm/V. Displacement measurements for bone, however, were not repeatable. It appears that results for bone previously reported by us may have been experimental artifact.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1992
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1647, Holography, Interferometry, and Optical Pattern Recognition in Biomedicine II, (1 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60203
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Ben Ovryn, Case Western Reserve Univ. and NASA/Lewis Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1647:
Holography, Interferometry, and Optical Pattern Recognition in Biomedicine II
Halina Podbielska, Editor(s)

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