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Fig. 10

From: After the paint has dried: a review of testing techniques for studying the mechanical properties of artists’ paint

Fig. 10

Schematic of a quartz crystal used on the QCM. The grey is the AT-cut quartz crystal, which has a resonant frequency of 5 MHz. The gold layers are the electrodes which conduct the oscillating voltage, shown in the circle at the lower right of the diagram. The purple layer is a sample that has been deposited onto the crystal and typically has a thickness less than 10 \(\mu \mathrm {m}\)

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