Accession Number : ADD007390

Title :   Electroacoustic Transducer with Line Focus.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Jones,Charles H

Report Date : 05 Feb 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A transducer for translating compressional waves in a liquid medium into electrical waves in an electric circuit and vice versa comprises an elongated transducer element having a spherically concave active face disposed with its smaller dimension between two circles of latitude spaced apart in a hemisphere a distance substantially equal to the wavelength in the liquid medium of a predetermined operating frequency.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Electroacoustic transducers, Sonar projectors, Sonar receivers, Focusing

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE