Factors Affecting the Piezoelectric Performance of Ceramic-Polymer Composites: A Comprehensive Review

Eltouby, Pakinam, Shyha, Islam, Li, Chunchun and Khaliq, Jibran (2021) Factors Affecting the Piezoelectric Performance of Ceramic-Polymer Composites: A Comprehensive Review. Ceramics International, 47 (13). pp. 17813-17825. ISSN 0272-8842

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2021.03.126

Abstract

Over the past few decades, piezoelectric materials have emerged as one of the powerful platforms for energy harvesting applications. Nowadays, they offer sustainable solutions for high-performance, low-power electronic devices required in numerous industry fields such as aerospace, automotive, and biomedical devices. Ceramic-polymer piezoelectric composites combine the advantages of ceramics as well as the mechanical flexibility and weight of the polymers. This paper reviews various factors such as crystallinity, the orientation of filler particles, etc. that affect the piezoelectric performance. Generally, the piezoelectric performance can be measured using a variety of key parameters, such as piezoelectric charge coefficient (d33), piezoelectric voltage coefficient (g33), and dielectric constant (ε_r). The parameters are presented throughout the review to justify the enhancement of the piezoelectric performance of piezoceramic-polymer composites.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Funding information: Pakinam Eltouby would like to thank Northumbria University at Newcastle for providing the PhD funding to undertake the research work.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ceramic-polymer composites; dielectrics; piezoelectric materials; piezoelectric performance
Subjects: F200 Materials Science
H300 Mechanical Engineering
J300 Ceramics and Glasses
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mechanical and Construction Engineering
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2021 12:49
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2021 10:35
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/45744

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