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PZT – the most commonly used piezoelectric material

Piezoelectric materials have the capability to convert electrical energy into mechanical energy, and vice versa. Piezo stems from the ancient Greek πιέζειν (piezein), which means ‘to press’ or ‘to squeeze’. Piezoelectric materials are among these ‘invisible’ materials that are widespread around us, although they are unknown to the public at large. Mobile phones, automotive electronics, […]