Accession Number : ADD014726

Title :   Planar End-Fire Array.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 22 Jan 69, patented 23 Oct 90,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Mueller, William J

Report Date : 23 Oct 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A planar end fire acoustic transducer array is composed of a planar matrix of individual elements. In order to give this array an end fire characteristic, predetermined elements are provided with outputs which are phase-inverted with respect to the outputs of the other elements of the array, the sum of the gains of these predetermined elements being made equal to the sum of the gains of the other elements. Keywords: Patents. (JHD)

Descriptors :   *ACOUSTIC ARRAYS, *PATENTS, PLANAR STRUCTURES, ELECTROACOUSTIC TRANSDUCERS, FRONT ENDS AND SURFACES

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE