Sensors and Materials
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Description of New Piezoresistance Tensor Equation for a Cubic Single Crystal and Its Application to Multiaxial Stress Transducers

Taeko Ando and Toshiyuki Toriyama

(Received April 6, 2018; Accepted August 6, 2018)

Keywords: piezoresistance, cubic single crystal, multiaxial stress, tensor equation

In this paper, we derived a new piezoresistance tensor equation for a cubic single crystal. This equation can be expressed in terms of the three independent principal components of piezoresistance tensors, the isotropic and deviatoric stress tensors, and the fourth-rank coordinate transformation tensor. The piezoresistance tensor equation can be decomposed into a relation between only the hydrostatic part of the stress tensor and the trace of the resistivity change tensor and into a relation between only the deviatoric parts. The hydrostatic part of the piezoresistance tensor equation is invariant with respect to a coordinate transformation. On the other hand, the deviatoric part of the tensor equation is traceless. The proposed piezoresistance tensor decomposition gives a new physical insight into the classical theory of Pfann and Thurston [Semiconducting Stress Transducers Utilizing the Transverse and Shear Piezoresistance Effects, Journal of Applied Physics 32, 2008 (1961)]. It was shown that Pfann and Thurston’s theory can be rewritten as a special case of our tensor decomposition. Furthermore, to demonstrate the consistency between the proposed tensor equation and experimental evidence, some basic experiments on a single-crystal silicon piezoresistive rosette stress gauge subjected to multiaxial stress were carried out.

Corresponding author: Taeko Ando




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