Piezo Crystals Piezo crystals, special minerals with electromagnetic properties, can produce an electric field whenever they are mechanically deformed or subject to vibration, commonly known as piezoelectric effect. Besides, piezo cells have small, positively charged particles at their center. This small particle is forced to move and create a charge whenever force is exerted on
The Piezoelectric Effect Some of the crystals are piezoelectric, for example quartz. An electric charge can be produced when these crystals are compressed or hit. And if an electric current is applied on these piezoelectric crystals, their shape can be altered accordingly. The piezoelectric property provides these special crystals possibilities for usages in many fields.