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Subject: action of photons on a piezoelectric crystal

Date: Thu Oct 28 06:14:35 2004
Posted by Philippe
Grade level: teacher/prof School: University of Massachusetts
City: Worcester State/Province: MA Country: USA
Area of science: Engineering
ID: 1098962075.Eg

I would like to know whether a piezo-electric crystal, when hit by light, laser,
X- or gamma-rays can sense the radiation pressure and yield a measurable signal. 

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