Lead-free piezoceramics

@article{Saito2004LeadfreeP,
  title={Lead-free piezoceramics},
  author={Y. Saito and H. Takao and T. Tani and T. Nonoyama and K. Takatori and T. Homma and T. Nagaya and M. Nakamura},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2004},
  volume={432},
  pages={84-87}
}
  • Y. Saito, H. Takao, +5 authors M. Nakamura
  • Published 2004
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Lead has recently been expelled from many commercial applications and materials (for example, from solder, glass and pottery glaze) owing to concerns regarding its toxicity. Lead zirconium titanate (PZT) ceramics are high-performance piezoelectric materials, which are widely used in sensors, actuators and other electronic devices; they contain more than 60 weight per cent lead. Although there has been a concerted effort to develop lead-free piezoelectric ceramics, no effective alternative to… CONTINUE READING
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