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By D. S. Ballantine Jr., Robert M. White, S. J. Martin, Antonio J. Ricco, E. T. Zellers, G. C. Frye, H. Wohltjen, Moises Levy, Richard Stern

Written by means of an interdisciplinary team of specialists from either and academia, Acoustic Wave Sensors presents an in-depth examine the present kingdom of acoustic wave units and the scope in their use in chemical, biochemical, and actual measurements, in addition to in engineering functions. end result of the inherent interdisciplinary purposes of those units, this booklet could be important for the chemist and biochemist drawn to the use and improvement ofthese sensors for particular functions; engineer interested in the layout and development of those units; the chemical engineer and the biotechnologist attracted to utilizing those units for strategy tracking and regulate; and the sensor group at huge. Key beneficial properties* offers in-depth comparability and analyses of other sorts of acoustic wave units* Discusses working ideas and layout concerns* contains desk of appropriate fabric constants for speedy reference* provides an in depth evaluation of present makes use of of those units for chemical, biochemical, and actual measurements, and engineering purposes

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This chapter examines those devices most commonly utilized for sensing applications, including the thicknessshear mode (TSM) resonator, the surface acoustic wave (SAW) device, the acoustic plate mode (APM) device, and the flexural plate wave (FPW) device. 1, uses a unique acoustic mode. A distinction can be made between one-port acoustic devices, such as the TSM resonator, and two-port devices, including the SAW, APM, and FPW devices. In one-port acoustic devices, a single port serves as both the input and the output port.

Changes in other film parameters, including elastic and electrical properties, however, can also contribute to the response and must therefore be considered as well. All the acoustic wave devices examined for sensing applications will function in a gaseous or vacuum ambient, but only a subset of them operate effectively when they are in contact with liquids. , the TSM resonator and shear-horizontal SH-APM device, can operate without excessive damping. , the SAW device), which radiate compressional waves into the liquid, suffer excessive damping.

Mechanics of Continua and Wave Dynamics; Springer-Verlag: New York, (1982). 4. Martin, S. ; Ricco, A. ; Niemczyk, T. ; Frye, G. C. Sensors and Actuators, 20, 253-268 (1989). 5. Nye, J. F. Physical Properties of Crystals; Clarendon Press: Oxford (1957). 6. IEEE Standard on Piezoelectricity 176-1987; IEEE Press: Piscataway, NJ (1986). Chapter 3 Acoustic Wave Sensors and Responses Devices based on piezoelectric crystals, which allow transduction between electrical and acoustic energies, have been constructed in a number of configurations for sensor applications and materials characterization.

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