Accession Number : ADD017311

Title :   Transducer Structure.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 30 Sep 92, patented 22 Nov 94,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Ng, Kin W

Report Date : 22 Nov 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : This patent discloses a flexible three-layer transducer wherein the layers are vertically stacked and are coextensive with each other, the middle layer having twice the thickness of any one of the outer layers, and electrodes between and on the outside surface of the layers for conveying signals from the layers, said layers are made from PVDF or flexible piezoceramic sheets. (MM)

Descriptors :   *ACOUSTIC SIGNALS, *TRANSDUCERS, *HYDROPHONES, *PATENTS, LAYERS, CERAMIC MATERIALS, ELECTRODES, UNDERWATER ACOUSTICS, FLEXIBLE STRUCTURES, PIEZOELECTRIC TRANSDUCERS

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE