Piezoelectric sensors - Part 1: Generic specifications

This part of IEC 63041 applies to piezoelectric sensors of resonator, delay-line and non acoustic types, which are used in physical and engineering sciences, chemistry and biochemistry, medical and environmental sciences, etc. The purpose of this document is to specify the terms and definitions for the piezoelectric sensors, and to make sure from a technological perspective that users understand the state-of-art piezoelectric sensors and how to use them correctly.

Piezoelektrische Sensoren - Teil 1: Fachgrundspezifikation

Capteurs piézoélectriques - Partie 1: Spécifications génériques

IEC 63041-1:2021 est disponible sous forme de IEC 63041-1:2021 RLV qui contient la Norme internationale et sa version Redline, illustrant les modifications du contenu technique depuis l'édition précédente.L'IEC 63041-1:2021 s'applique aux capteurs piézoélectriques de type résonateur, de type à ligne à retard et de type non acoustique, utilisés en sciences physiques, en sciences de l'ingénierie, en chimie et en biochimie, en sciences médicales et environnementales, etc. Le présent document a pour objet de spécifier les termes et définitions relatifs aux capteurs piézoélectriques et de vérifier, d'un point de vue technologique, que les utilisateurs ont une bonne approche des capteurs piézoélectriques de pointe et qu'ils savent les utiliser correctement. Cette édition inclut les modifications techniques majeures suivantes par rapport à l'édition précédente: - ajout de nouveaux termes et définitions (système de capteur piézoélectrique et système de capteur à OAS sans fil); - ajout de nouveaux types de modules et de systèmes de capteurs; - ajout de certains symboles des éléments de capteurs à l'Article 4; - ajout d’une nouvelle Figure B.3 à l'Annexe B; - ajout de l’Annexe C.

Piezoelektrični senzorji - 1. del: Splošne specifikacije (IEC 63041-1:2021)

Ta del standarda IEC 63041 se uporablja za piezoelektrične senzorje resonatorja, kasnilnega in neakustičnega tipa, ki se uporabljajo na področju fizičnih in inženirskih znanostih, kemije in biokemije, medicinske in okoljske znanosti itn.
Namen tega dokumenta je določiti izraze in definicije piezoelektričnih senzorjev ter iz tehnološkega vidika zagotoviti, da uporabniki razumejo najsodobnejše piezoelektrične senzorje in pravilen način njihove uporabe.

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SIST EN IEC 63041-1:2018
Piezoelektrični senzorji - 1. del: Splošne specifikacije (IEC 63041-1:2021)
Piezoelectric sensors - Part 1: Generic specifications (IEC 63041-1:2021)
Piezoelektrische Sensoren - Teil 1: Fachgrundspezifikation (IEC 63041-1:2021)
Capteurs piézoélectriques - Partie 1: Spécifications génériques (IEC 63041-1:2021)
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN IEC 63041-1:2021
31.140 Piezoelektrične naprave Piezoelectric devices
2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.


October 2021
ICS 31.140 Supersedes EN IEC 63041-1:2018 and all of its
amendments and corrigenda (if any)
English Version
Piezoelectric sensors - Part 1: Generic specifications
(IEC 63041-1:2021)
Capteurs piézoélectriques - Partie 1: Spécifications Piezoelektrische Sensoren - Teil 1: Fachgrundspezifikation
génériques (IEC 63041-1:2021)
(IEC 63041-1:2021)
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European foreword
The text of document 49/1357/CDV, future edition 2 of IEC 63041-1, prepared by IEC/TC 49
“Piezoelectric, dielectric and electrostatic devices and associated materials for frequency control,
selection and detection” was submitted to the IEC-CENELEC parallel vote and approved by
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This document supersedes EN IEC 63041-1:2018 and all of its amendments and corrigenda (if any).
Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of
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Endorsement notice
The text of the International Standard IEC 63041-1:2021 was approved by CENELEC as a European
Standard without any modification.
In the official version, for Bibliography, the following notes have to be added for the standards
IEC 60068 (series) NOTE Harmonized as EN 60068 (series)
IEC 60122-1 NOTE Harmonized as EN 60122-1
IEC 60444-1 NOTE Harmonized as EN 60444-1
IEC 60444-5 NOTE Harmonized as EN 60444-5
IEC 60679 (series) NOTE Harmonized as EN 60679 (series)
IEC 60689 NOTE Harmonized as EN 60689
IEC 60758:2016 NOTE Harmonized as EN 60758:2016 (not modified)
IEC 60862-1 NOTE Harmonized as EN 60862-1
IEC 61019-1 NOTE Harmonized as EN 61019-1
IEC 61240:2016 NOTE Harmonized as EN 61240:2017 (not modified)
IEC 61760 (series) NOTE Harmonized as EN 61760-4:2015/A1 (series)
IEC 61837 (series) NOTE Harmonized as EN 61837 (series)
IEC 63041-2 NOTE Harmonized as EN IEC 63041-2
ISO 80000 (series) NOTE Harmonized as EN ISO 80000 (series)
Annex ZA
Normative references to international publications
with their corresponding European publications
The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their content
constitutes requirements of this document. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For
undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments)
NOTE 1 Where an International Publication has been modified by common modifications, indicated by
(mod), the relevant EN/HD applies.
NOTE 2 Up-to-date information on the latest versions of the European Standards listed in this annex is
available here: www.cenelec.eu.
Publication Year Title EN/HD Year
IEC 60027 series Letter symbols to be used in electrical EN 60027 series
IEC 60050-561 - International Electrotechnical Vocabulary - - -
Part 561: Piezoelectric, dielectric and
electrostatic devices and associated
materials for frequency control, selection
and detection
IEC 60122-2-1 - Quartz crystal units for frequency control - -
and selection - Part 2: Guide to the use of
quartz crystal units for frequency control
and selection - Section One: Quartz crystal
units for microprocessor clock supply
IEC 60444-9 - Measurement of quartz crystal unit EN 60444-9 -
parameters - Part 9: Measurement of
spurious resonances of piezoelectric
crystal units
IEC 60617 - Graphical symbols for diagrams - -
IEC 63041-3 2020 Piezoelectric sensors - Part 3: Physical EN IEC 63041-3 2020
ISO 2859-1 1999 Sampling procedures for inspection by - -
attributes - Part 1: Sampling schemes
indexed by acceptance quality limit (AQL)
for lot-by-lot inspection
ISO 80000-1 - Quantities and units - Part 1: General EN ISO 80000-1 -

IEC 63041-1 ®
Edition 2.0 2021-09
Piezoelectric sensors –
Part 1: Generic specifications

Capteurs piézoélectriques –
Partie 1: Spécifications génériques

ICS 31.140 ISBN 978-2-8322-1023-7

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1 Scope . 7
2 Normative references . 7
3 Terms and definitions . 7
3.1 Piezoelectric sensors . 8
3.2 Types of chemical sensors . 9
3.3 Types of physical sensors . 9
3.4 Types of sensor modules . 10
3.5 Types of sensor systems. 10
4 Symbols of sensor elements . 10
4.1 General . 10
4.2 Symbol for sensor elements of BAW resonator type . 10
4.3 Symbol for sensor elements of SAW resonator type . 11
4.4 Symbol for sensor elements of SAW delay-line type . 11
4.5 Symbol for sensor elements of non-acoustic type . 12
4.6 Symbol for wireless SAW sensor element . 12
4.7 Symbols . 14
5 Specifications . 14
5.1 Sensor elements . 14
5.1.1 General . 14
5.1.2 Sensor elements of resonator and delay-line types . 14
5.1.3 Sensor elements of non-acoustic type . 15
5.2 Frequency ranges . 15
5.3 Level of drive or input power . 15
5.4 Unwanted response . 15
5.5 Analysis of measurements . 15
5.6 Enclosure . 16
5.7 Performance confirmation . 16
5.8 Long-term and short-term stabilities . 16
5.9 Transmission power . 16
6 Measurement and detection methods . 16
7 Delivery conditions . 16
7.1 Marking . 16
7.2 Wrapping . 16
7.3 Packaging . 17
8 Quality and reliability . 17
8.1 Reuse . 17
8.2 Validity of release . 17
8.3 Test procedures . 17
8.4 Screening requirements . 17
8.5 Unchecked parameters . 17
9 Test and measurement procedures . 17
9.1 General . 17
9.1.1 Test classification . 17
9.1.2 Shipping test . 17

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9.1.3 Mechanical and environmental test . 18
9.2 Test and measurement conditions . 18
9.2.1 Standard conditions for testing . 18
9.2.2 Equilibrium state . 18
9.2.3 Power supply . 18
9.2.4 Alternative test system . 19
9.2.5 Visual inspection . 19
9.3 Test conditions for shipment . 19
9.3.1 Temperature dependence of frequency, phase, insertion loss/gain,
motional resistance, and electric charge / voltage . 19
9.3.2 Unwanted response . 19
9.3.3 Shunt capacitance . 19

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