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Technique to test semiconductors for susceptibility to ESD (electrostatic damage) utilizes a piezo-electric gas igniter to produce a fast rise-time, short-duration, high-voltage pulse.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jul 1997 (v.53#7) pg. 42

Simple, high-voltage power supply (2000 to 3000 volts) that can be used to operate ultra-low-current devices such as radiation detectors (Geiger tubes and ion chambers) and many vacuum photo-diodes.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jul 1997 (v.53#7) pg. 42

Electronics theory for everyone. Piezoelectric elements. Basic principles of piezoelectric-transducer operation and their use in circuits.

Piezoelectric crystals, their theory and some simple experiments.
ELECTRONICS ILLUSTRATED Jul 1966 (v.9#4) pg. 95

Crystal oscillators. Learn the fundamentals of crystal resonators. How and why they work in oscillators and frequency standards. Part 1. Resonators based on the piezoelectric effect.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jan 1993 (v.64#1) pg. 45

Explanation of the new Piezoelectric or mechanical IF (intermediate frequency) filters and how to use them.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS May-Jun 1966 (v.2#2) pg. 45

Fun with piezoelectric generators. Learn about piezoelectric effect, experiment with it, and build an interesting conversation piece.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Dec 1988 (v.5#12) pg. 33
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1989 (v.6#2) pg. 4

Unusual uses for solid-state piezo-transducers. (1) Fixed-frequency generator circuit. (2) Sound-activated decoder circuit. (3) Low-frequency crystal filter circuit. (4) Tone encoder/decoder circuit.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jan 1989 (v.6#1) pg. 84

Piezoelectric buzzers. Looks at design, operating precautions, driver circuits, and experiments with piezoelectric buzzers.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1986 (v.3#9) pg. 60

Experimenting with the piezoelectric effect. Part 1.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1989 (v.6#7) pg. 67

Experimenting with the piezoelectric effect. Part 2.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1989 (v.6#8) pg. 61

Experimenting with piezoelectric devices. Part 1. Microphones, pushbuttons and ceramic filters.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1982 (v.20#7) pg. 82

Experimenting with piezoelectric devices. Part 2. Piezo-alerters and crystal oscillators.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1982 (v.20#8) pg. 80

Magic-film speaker. Make a circuit which allows you to use piezoelectric film as a speaker.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1991 (v.8#8) pg. 56

Electronic Dragonfly features wings made of piezoelectric film which are caused to flap up-and-down by an electronic circuit. Est. cost: $22 (kit).
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1991 (v.8#9) pg. 55

All about piezoelectric elements. Basic principles of piezoelectric-transducer operation and ways of using them in circuits.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1994 (v.11#3) pg. 69

Application ideas for piezoelectric sounders (solid-state "beepers").
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1980 (v.51#9) pg. 59

All about making measurements electronically. A look at thermocouples, thermistors, piezoelectric crystals and other transducers. Techniques to help you use transducers more effectively.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1984 (v.55#5) pg. 75

Piezoelectric plastic film. How it works and experimental circuits to illustrate its uses.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1987 (v.58#3) pg. 57

Producing light from a bubble of air. Turn sound into light through a process called "sonoluminescence". Piezoelectric transducers are cemented to a glass flask filled with water and powered by an audio generator and amplifier. Bubbles introduced into the water produce a dim light visible in a darkened room.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Feb 1995 (v.272#2) pg. 96