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To control the explosions, especially when the engine is cold, multi-hole piezoelectric fuel injectors deliver up to nine separate injections per combustion, ensuring a precise fuel–air mixture.
Piezoelectric fibers would gather electrical charges from even the smallest movements during flight, storing the energy generated in battery panels located in the fuselage.
To get the RoboBee in the air, Harvard scientists had to work with things called piezoelectric actuators — strips of ceramic that expand and contract when in contact with an electric field.
That piezomagnetic material is then attached to a piezoelectric material, which converts the vibrations to an oscillating electrical voltage.
But the lysozyme actually had a piezoelectric effect of up to 6.5 picocoulombs per newton.
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Origin and Etymology of piezoelectric
First Known Use: 1883See Words from the same year
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