Accession Number : ADD003739

Title :   Transducer Array Having Low Cross-Coupling.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Cook,Rufus L ; Adair,Lyles C

Report Date : 18 Jan 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : An array of circular, acoustic projecting and receiving transducers is described, including a stainless steel baffle plate which the transducers are mounted, each comprising a stainless steel cup containing a disc-shaped piezoelectric element set in low impedance material and covered by a water impedance matching window. Capacitive and inductive turning means is provided between each receiving transducer and its associated electronics. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Electroacoustic transducers, Acoustic arrays, Decoupling, Stainless steel

Subject Categories : Acoustics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE