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Author Xin Luo ♦ Gianchandani, Y.B.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2012
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Electrodes ♦ Generators ♦ Chemicals ♦ Voltage measurement ♦ Stress ♦ Transient analysis ♦ Piezoelectric materials
Abstract This paper presents a high voltage generator utilizing a single piezoelectric element (PZT, 5 mm in diameter, 740 μm thick) with electrodes series-connected via a flexible Kapton cable. High voltage pulses over 1 kV are generated in response to transient mechanical input loads. The response of high voltage generator is evaluated for stress range from 1 MPa to 5 MPa. The high voltage generator is successfully used to operate a microdischarge-based chemical vapor sensor by providing high voltage pulses to enable microdischarge sparks across a 75 μm anode-cathode gap.
Description Author affiliation: Center for Wireless Integrated MicroSensing and Systems (WIMS), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA (Xin Luo; Gianchandani, Y.B.)
ISBN 9781457717666
ISSN 19300395
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2012-10-28
Publisher Place Taiwan
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781457717673
Size (in Bytes) 1.35 MB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 4


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library