Accession Number : ADD014509

Title :   Terbium-Dysprosium Magnetostrictive High Power Transducers.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 30 Jun 89, patented 6 Mar 90,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Clark, Arthur E

Report Date : 06 Mar 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : Magnetic energy is converted into mechanical energy by applying a changing magnetic field to a rare earth alloy of the formula. Tb(x)Dy(1-x) at a temperature in the range of about 0 K. to 170 K,. wherein x and the operating temperature are selected to minimize the basal plane anisotropy. Patents. (jhd)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *PIEZOELECTRIC TRANSDUCERS, MAGNETIC FIELDS, MECHANICAL ENERGY, RARE EARTH ALLOYS, ELECTROSTRICTION, BERYLLIUM ALLOYS, DYSPROSIUM COMPOUNDS

Subject Categories : Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE