TITLE

Driving flat out

AUTHOR(S)
Pierce, Julia
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);2/7/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7620, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Pennsylvania State University researchers have developed a low-cost rotary motor as flat and thin as a compact disc case. Possible use for powering disk drives in ultra-thin laptops and other portable devices; Utilization of the bending of a piezoelectric material to drive a shaft; Employment of the material lead zirconate titanate.
ACCESSION #
9223032

 

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