Accession Number : ADD003189

Title :   High Power-Wide Frequency Band Electroacoustic Transducer.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Cook,Rufus Lee

Report Date : 27 Apr 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The patent describes an electroacoustical transducer assembly which employs a plurality of focused piezoelectric elements. Each of said elements is made of a plurality of individual sections and energized to produce a radiation pattern having desired geometrical properties. The individual piezoelectric elements are figured to improve the frequency bandwidth and to provide for improved electrical connection thereto.

Descriptors :   *Electroacoustic transducers, *Patents, Piezoelectric transducers, Broadband, Sonar transducers, Side looking sonar, Radiation patterns

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE