quartz crystal microbalances

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Scope note
A quartz crystal microbalance is an extremely sensitive sensor which weighs mass per area by measuring change in the freqency of an acoustic resonator. It is composed of a specially cut quartz crystal set between two electrodes that oscillates at its resonance frequency when AC power is applied through the electrodes due to the piezoelectric effect.
quartz crystal microbalances
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024