Testing the piezoelectric properties of Quartz Crystals

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Jonn1996
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Testing the piezoelectric properties of Quartz Crystals

Postby Jonn1996 » Sat Jun 21, 2014 11:09 am

Hello :)

I am Jon and I am conducting an experiment with Quartz Crystals to test their piezoelectric properties. I wanted to ask you a question about my experiment set up.

Which type of force is required to be applied for voltage to be produced? Could I apply a compressive force with clamps on one end of the crystal, and wrap a long piece of copper wire on its other end so to measure the voltage produced.

Could you please advise me if I am carrying out the experiment correctly? What kind of a force do we have to apply to Quartz Crystals for a voltage to be produced?

Please advise me on my experiment set up.

Thank you very much!
Jon

radium226
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Re: Testing the piezoelectric properties of Quartz Crystals

Postby radium226 » Fri Jun 27, 2014 5:54 pm

Hi, I found some properties listed: http://bostonpiezooptics.com/crystal-quartz

Does this help with your trial ??

Greetings

Jonn1996
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Re: Testing the piezoelectric properties of Quartz Crystals

Postby Jonn1996 » Sat Jun 28, 2014 4:07 am

radium226 wrote:Hi, I found some properties listed: http://bostonpiezooptics.com/crystal-quartz

Does this help with your trial ??

Greetings



Yes it is very helpful! Thank you!




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