Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Does anyone know about crystal cut?

  1. Sep 25, 2008 #1
    Hi all,

    I'm using comsol to do surface acoustic wave simulation. And all the material I read mentioned about crystal cut, like xy-cut, yz-cut, 30° rotated yx-cut. And in COMSOL piezoelectric application mode I have to specify the material orientation, like xy, yx, zx, xz, etc. I'd like to ask if there is relation between this two, which means the material cut determines the material orientation in comsol.

    And even if not, I still want to know what exactly is crystal cut(I mean how to cut it, I can't imagine) and what exactly is material orientation. I searched many materials on internet but didnt find an easy-to-understand one.

    Thanks in advance.

    CC
     
  2. jcsd
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Can you help with the solution or looking for help too?
Draft saved Draft deleted



Similar Discussions: Does anyone know about crystal cut?
Loading...