Applications of the Piezoelectric Crystal Detector in Analytical Chemistry

J. Hlavay, G. G. Guilbault

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Applications of the piezoelectric quartz crystal In different areas of analytical chemistry are reviewed. One of the most useful analytical methods Is In detection of different gases In ambient air In the ppm and ppb concentration range. The usefulness of the piezoelectric crystal In gas chromatography and liquid chromatography as a sorption detector, In polymer research, for the determination of water and for micro weighing with a quartz crystal, are also detailed. The commercial availability of piezoelectric devices Is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1890-1898
Number of pages9
JournalAnalytical Chemistry
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - nov. 1 1977


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  • Analytical Chemistry

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