novosound Ph.D. student Manuel Pelayo has their first peer-reviewed Journal Article accepted

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novosound Ph.D. student Manuel Pelayo has their first peer-reviewed Journal Article accepted

We are delighted and proud of our Ph.D. student Manuel Pelayo who, after a lot of hard work improving our core thin film sensors, has had their first peer-reviewed Journal Article accepted!

Fantastic Achievement

Manuel is funded by novosound, CENSIS, and The Institute of Thin Films, Sensors and Imaging (ITFSI), a research institute at the University of the West of Scotland.

Earlier this year, Manuel joined the novosound team in Montreal, where he was presenting his work at the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium.

Manuel said:

“By refining the Berlincourt method for thin film piezoelectric materials, we have unlocked a swift and precise way to characterise the piezoelectric coefficient d33, bypassing the need for complex and costly techniques. This breakthrough allows us to establish a fast correlation between material properties and expected ultrasonic performance, paving the way for future advancements in the field.”

Accepted for Publication

The new article, entitled “A Refined Quasi-Static Method for Precise Determination of Piezoelectric Coefficient of Nanostructured Standard and Inclined Thin Films“, has been accepted for publication in the Advanced Physics Research journal.

Manuel continued:

“The collaboration with Novosound has been key in this achievement. Merging our results with their expertise in ultrasound technology and their commitment to innovation has allowed the exploration of new frontiers in piezoelectric materials for ultrasonic applications.”

Find the journal article here. Well done Manuel and team.

Working for novosound

We are delighted to announce that Manuel has accepted a job opportunity from us and is now working for novosound as a Thin Film Sensor Lead (from December 2023). We are grateful to have him on our already incredible team, to continue to grow our business and develop our technology for medical, wearable and industrial sectors.

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