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9035532 Ultrasonic sensor microarray and method of manufacturing same  
A sensor assembly including one or more capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer (CMUT) microarray modules which are provided with a number of individual transducers. The microarray modules...
9030079 Energy harvesting device using auxetic materials  
An energy harvesting device using auxetic materials includes a first auxetic conductive electrode layer. A second auxetic conductive electrode layer is associated with the first auxetic conductive...
9022938 Ultrasound diagnostic device and method for forming scan line data  
An ultrasound diagnostic device includes a plurality of channels configured to receive data and a scan line data forming unit including a plurality of sub-scan line data forming groups and a data...
9005466 Highly insulative and highly stable piezoelectric single LTGA crystal, method for producing the same, piezoelectric element using said single LTGA crystal, and combustion pressure sensor  
In accordance with the present invention, there is provided a method for producing a single LTGA crystal from a polycrystalline starting material prepared from a mixture of La2O3, Ta2O5, Ga2O3,...
RE45464 Electroactive polymer animated devices  
The present invention relates to animated devices that include one or more electroactive polymer transducers. When actuated by electrical energy, an electroactive polymer produces mechanical...
9000304 Sealing member for piezoelectric resonator device and pieoelectric resonator device  
A sealing member for an electronic component package includes, on another principal surface of a base material constituting the sealing member for the electronic component package, an external...
8994370 Magnetoresistor integrated sensor for measuring voltage or current, and diagnostic system  
The invention relates to an integrated sensor, including terminals (1, 2) for connection to an electric generator, said terminals being connected to a metal measuring line (4, 5) in which a...
8980010 Dust removing device and dust removing method  
In a piezoelectric device, a first electrode and a second electrode are disposed to be opposed to each other on plate surfaces of the piezoelectric device, a first electrode plane of the...
8981213 Piezoelectric ultracapacitive photovoltaic cell  
A piezoelectric photovoltaic cell is disclosed. The cell may include a photovoltaic portion, including a sensitized semiconductor material. The cell may also include a piezoelectric portion,...
8980117 Piezoelectric material  
Provided is a piezoelectric material having a high Curie temperature and satisfactory piezoelectric characteristics, the piezoelectric material being represented by the following general formula...
8973227 Process of fitting a collapsible clip to a sleeve of a piezoelectric actuator  
A tubular clip for securing a sleeve to the body of a piezoelectric actuator in an actuator assembly. In use, the wall of the clip has a plurality of corrugations. The pitch of the corrugations is...
8960325 Free-mass and interface configurations of hammering mechanisms  
The design of the free-mass in an ultrasonic driller/corer (USDC) has been refined in order to improve the performance and operational reliability of the system. In one embodiment, the...
8960867 Electromechanical conversion element, manufacturing method thereof, piezoelectric type actuator, liquid droplet jetting head, and inkjet recording apparatus  
An electromechanical conversion element for converting an electric signal into mechanical displacement or converting mechanical displacement into an electric signal, includes a bottom electrode in...
8956485 Electric functional unit and method for the production thereof  
A method of producing an electrical component includes forming a stack of ceramic green films, where the stack has a hole that is accessible from external to the stack, inserting a cover into the...
8957567 Mechanical design of deformation compensated flexural pivots structured for linear nanopositioning stages  
A method and deformation compensated flexural pivots structured for precision linear nanopositioning stages are provided. A deformation-compensated flexural linear guiding mechanism includes a...
8956547 Piezoelectric composition and piezoelectric element  
A piezoelectric compound having no occurrence of segregation or uneven structures as well as a piezoelectric element having excellent piezoelectric properties. The piezoelectric composition...
8944570 Piezoelectric film and ink jet head and angular velocity sensor using the same  
A piezoelectric film comprising comprises a (NaxBiy)TiO0.5x+1.5y+2—BaTiO3 layer with a (110) orientation, where 0.30≦x≦0.46 and 0.51≦y≦0.62, and the (NaxBiy)TiO0.5x+1.5y+2—BaTiO3 layer has...
8941451 Broadband SAW filter  
A new type of very broad bandwidth filters with small insertion loss and high return loss are given. The new filter uses a substrate that can propagate a PSAW and fan shaped transducers of low...
8936574 Drug delivery pump drive using linear piezoelectric motor  
A drug delivery pump drive which uses a linear piezoelectric motor to advance a syringe piston to deliver a liquid drug and a method thereof are disclosed. The pump drive, provided in a drug...
8927930 Charged particle device  
A charged particle device includes a cylindrical column (102), a charged particle beam optical system disposed in the column; a sample stage (103) disposed on the column, and a support device...
8922098 Method and device for energy harvesting  
A device (100) harvests energy from vibration and/or strain and utilizes both capacitive (102a, 102b) and piezoelectric elements (105). The principle of operation is out-of-plane capacitive...
8910356 Method of attaching an electronic device to an MLCC having a curved surface  
A method of forming an electrical component is provided. The method comprises preparing a subassembly by electrically connecting an integrated circuit to a flexible circuit; and attaching the...
8910727 Ultrasonic/sonic jackhammer  
The invention provides a novel jackhammer that utilizes ultrasonic and/or sonic vibrations as source of power. It is easy to operate and does not require extensive training, requiring...
8908668 Device for separating signal transmission and reception and communication system including same  
A device for separating signal transmission and reception has first, second, and third device ports, a circulator including a first circulator port, a second circulator port and a third circulator...
8900475 Compositions for high power piezoelectric ceramics  
A PZT-type piezoelectric ceramic material having a perovskite structure of the ABO3 type. The stoichiometric ratio of AB is 1:1, with the “A” component being Pb1-zSrz and the “B” component being...
8884498 Piezoelectric material, piezoelectric element, liquid discharge head, ultrasonic motor, and dust cleaning device  
A piezoelectric material containing a barium bismuth calcium niobate-based tungsten bronze structure metal oxide having a high degree of orientation is provided. A piezoelectric element, a liquid...
8878150 Electro-hydrodynamic wind energy system  
A system for electro-hydrodynamically extracting energy from wind includes an upstream collector that is biased at an electric potential and induces an electric field. An injector introduces a...
8878418 Thermoelectric generator  
A thermoelectric generator including a membrane maintained by lateral ends and capable of taking a first shape when its temperature reaches a first threshold and a second shape when its...
8866364 Piezo-electric based micro-electro-mechanical lens actuation system  
Disclosed is a piezo-electrically actuated micro-mechanical deformable member comprising a corrugated longitudinal beam (521) formed in a substrate, and having a first anchored end (502) and a...
8865003 Apparatus and method for separation of particles suspended in a liquid from the liquid in which they are suspended  
A method for separating, or removing, particulate material, e.g., blood cells, from a sample of fluid, e.g., whole blood of a patient, in which the particulate material is suspended. In the case...
8860516 Piezoelectric oscillator and transmitter  
A piezoelectric oscillator includes: a piezoelectric resonator element having a piezoelectric substrate and an excitation electrode formed on a surface of the piezoelectric substrate; a...
8860286 Piezoelectric thin film element, and piezoelectric thin film device  
Disclosed are a piezoelectric thin film element and a piezoelectric thin film device which have improved piezoelectric properties and high performance and can be produced in improved yields. The...
8860553 Self-powered, piezo-surface acoustic wave apparatus and method  
An autonomous, self-powered device includes a radioisotope-powered current impulse generator including a spring assembly comprising a cantilever, and a piezoelectric-surface acoustic wave (P-SAW)...
8847465 Piezoelectric resonator with built-in capacitor load and manufacturing method thereof  
A piezoelectric resonator includes a resonator substrate having a resonating body with a thickness that is associated with a resonant frequency, a conductor disposed on the resonating body and...
8847470 Method for producing piezoelectric thin-film element, piezoelectric thin-film element, and member for piezoelectric thin-film element  
Provided is a method for producing a piezoelectric thin-film element including a piezoelectric thin-film layer having good surface morphology and high crystallinity. The method includes forming a...
8841823 Ultrasonic transducer wear cap  
A wear cap including a flexible barrel and a rigid disc enables a high-frequency ultrasonic transducer to properly align to the surface of a material to be tested. The wear cap may be employed for...
8840559 Organic piezoelectric material, ultrasonic oscillator using the material, method for manufacturing the ultrasonic oscillator, ultrasonic probe, and ultrasonic medical diagnostic imaging device  
Provided is an organic piezoelectric material which has excellent piezoelectric property, heat resistance property in particular. An ultrasonic oscillator, which is to be used for an ultrasonic...
8828524 Layered structure and piezoelectric device using the same  
A layered structure, including a flexible resin substrate and a composite piezoelectric film formed on the resin substrate and constituted by an organic polymer resin matrix and a plurality of...
8813363 Piezoelectric inkjet printhead and method of manufacturing the same  
A method of manufacturing a piezoelectric inkjet printhead includes processing a lower silicon-on-insulator substrate having a sequentially stacked structure with a first silicon layer, an...
8801150 Piezoelectric device, piezoelectric device manufacturing method, and liquid discharge apparatus  
A piezoelectric device, including the following on a substrate in the order listed below: a lower electrode, a piezoelectric film which contains a Pb containing perovskite oxide represented by a...
8800141 Method for fabricating MEMS device and MEMS device  
There is provided a method for fabricating a device, preferably for a micro electro electro mechanical system. The method includes forming a first electrode on a substrate, where the first...
8789927 Liquid-ejecting head and liquid-ejecting apparatus  
A liquid-ejecting head includes a pressure-generating chamber communicating with a nozzle opening and includes a piezoelectric element including a piezoelectric layer and electrodes. The...
8783838 Liquid ejecting head, liquid ejecting apparatus, and piezoelectric element  
A piezoelectric layer includes a buffer layer containing an oxide containing Bi and Co and disposed on an electrode, and a layer disposed on the buffer layer and containing a perovskite oxide...
8783836 Piezoelectric element, liquid ejecting head, and liquid ejecting apparatus  
A piezoelectric element includes a piezoelectric layer, and an electrode provided to the piezoelectric layer. The piezoelectric layer is configured of a complex oxide having a perovskite structure...
8783834 Liquid ejecting head and liquid ejecting apparatus  
There is provided a liquid ejecting head comprising a pressure generating chamber and a piezoelectric actuator having a piezoelectric material consisting of composite oxide. The composite oxide...
8786166 Micromechanical resonator array and method for manufacturing thereof  
The invention relates to a microelectromechanical resonators and a method of manufacturing thereof. The resonator comprises at least two resonator elements made from semiconductor material, the...
8776364 Method for producing a multilayer ceramic component  
A multilayer ceramic component includes a stack containing ceramic layers and electrode layers interspersed among the ceramic layers. The electrode layers contain copper and define first and...
8779751 Switching apparatus and test apparatus  
To restrict a bowing amount of a piezoelectric actuator, provided is a switching apparatus comprising a contact point section including a first contact point; and an actuator that moves a second...
8779649 Ultrasonic transducer  
An ultrasonic transducer includes a case having a closed end in the main axis direction, a piezoelectric element located substantially at the center of the closed end of the case, and a body...
8779404 Electro-hydrodynamic wind energy system  
A system for electro-hydrodynamically extracting energy from wind includes an upstream collector that is biased at an electric potential and induces an electric field. An injector introduces a...