Composite piezoelectric sensors

R. E. Newnham, Ahmad Safari, J. Giniewicz, B. H. Fox

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Various types of composite piezoelectric transducers are reviewed with emphasis on the hydrophone figure of merit dhgh. Composites containing piezoceramic fibers, or skeletons in a polymer matrix, are superior to single-phase polymer or ceramic transducers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15-21
Number of pages7
Issue number1
StatePublished - Oct 1984


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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Newnham, R. E., Safari, A., Giniewicz, J., & Fox, B. H. (1984). Composite piezoelectric sensors. Ferroelectrics, 60(1), 15-21.