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9036827 Parametric audio system  
Ultrasonic signals are used to transmit sounds from a modulated ultrasonic generator to other locations from which the sounds appear to emanate. In particular, an ultrasonic carrier is modulated...
9007873 Clamp type ultrasonic processor and application thereof  
A clamp type ultrasonic processor comprises a transducer assembly and a functional gripper. The transducer assembly comprises a transducer (1) and an amplitude transforming shaft (2) attached...
9001623 Sonar systems and sonar methods that use a tow body having a towed acoustic projector for which an orientation can be changed while being towed  
A tow body and associated method have an acoustic projector that can be rotated about a vertical plane while the tow body is being towed through the water. In some embodiments, the tow body and...
8988971 Ultrasonic transducer for use in a fluid medium  
An ultrasonic transducer for use in a fluid medium includes at least one housing having at least one inner space, at least one transducer core accommodated in the inner space, having at least one...
8973442 Ultrasonic sensor  
An ultrasonic sensor, including a diaphragm cup, a housing and a decoupling element, the diaphragm cup and housing having a lateral surface, the decoupling element being at least partially made...
8971151 Ultrasound probe and ultrasound diagnosis apparatus  
An ultrasound probe is provided that includes piezoelectric bodies, each of which is provided with electrodes on the front surface on the side from which ultrasound is emitted and a rear surface...
8958270 Monolithic flexure pre-stressed ultrasonic horns  
A monolithic ultrasonic horn where the horn, backing, and pre-stress structures are combined in a single monolithic piece is disclosed. Pre-stress is applied by external flexure structures. The...
8926517 Flexible micro-electro-mechanical transducer  
A curved or bendable micro-electro-mechanical transducer (such as the cMUT) is disclosed. The transducer has a plurality of transducer elements built on a substrate. The substrate has a slot below...
8897096 Oscillator and electronic device  
In an oscillator (100), a plurality of piezoelectric vibrators (111 to 113) supported by vibrator support mechanisms (120) individually output highly directional sound waves. The plurality of...
8891335 Generation of ultra-high frequency sound  
An apparatus for generating ultra-high frequency sound waves with frequencies between (1 GHz-10 GHz) is proposed. The apparatus comprises a magnetic phonon-gain medium configured to generate high...
8831269 Bobbin and loudspeaker using the same  
A bobbin includes a stratiform composite structure. The stratiform composite structure includes an amorphous carbon structure and a carbon nanotube film structure composited with the amorphous...
8830794 Source for marine seismic acquisition and method  
Method, source and seismic vibro-acoustic source element configured to generate acoustic waves under water. The seismic vibro-acoustic source element includes an enclosure having first and second...
8831252 Thermoacoustic device  
A thermoacoustic device includes a substrate, at least two sound wave generators and at least two signal input devices. The substrate has at least two surfaces. Each of the at least two sound wave...
8824243 Ultrasonic transducer unit and ultrasonic probe  
In an ultrasonic transducer unit comprising a plurality of ultrasonic transducers, each of the ultrasonic transducers is provided with a recess formed in one face of an insulating substrate, and a...
8797830 Explosion-proof acoustic source for hazardous locations  
An explosion-proof system for generating acoustic energy. An exemplary embodiment of the system includes a main housing defining an open housing space and an opening. A cover structure is...
8780673 Digital speaker apparatus  
An actuation system for generating a physical effect, the system comprising at least one array of translating elements each constrained to travel alternately back and forth along a respective...
8773953 Transducer assembly for an echoscope  
The present invention relates to a transducer assembly (1) for an echoscope, comprising a first row of ultrasonic transducers (2) and a second row of ultrasonic transducers (3), said transducer...
8764664 Methods and apparatus for conformable medical data acquisition pad and configurable imaging system  
A conformable medical data acquisition pad and configurable imaging system. The conformable pad may comprise a carrier base having a plurality of transceivers in operative association with an...
8767513 Ultrasound transducer array, method of manufacturing ultrasound transducer array and ultrasound endoscope  
An ultrasound transducer array according to an embodiment includes a substrate, a plurality of groove-like recesses arranged at a predetermined interval on one surface of the substrate, a cell...
8767512 Multi-frequency ultra wide bandwidth transducer  
Piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducer (pMUT) arrays and techniques for frequency shaping in pMUT arrays are described, for example to achieve both high frequency and low frequency...
8754489 Ultrasonic transducer and manufacturing method  
An ultrasonic transducer includes a first electrode, a first insulation film covering the first electrode, a hollow part overlapping the first electrode on the first insulation film, a second...
8755252 Acoustics for power and communication in small devices  
The invention provides devices and methods for using acoustics to communicate between a macro-scale transceiver and a micro-device or between multiple micro-devices. The micro-devices may...
8744580 Implantable medical device with integrated acoustic transducer  
An implantable medical device comprises a hermetically sealed housing having a housing wall with an interior surface, and an ultrasonic acoustic transducer, the transducer comprising one or more...
8717848 Ultrasound probe  
An ultrasound probe is provided that may improves specific desensitization of the frequency observed in the frequency characteristics and/or directional characteristics. The ultrasound probe...
8711657 Converter and measuring apparatus  
Provided is a converter that converts sound waves into electrical signals, comprising a piezoelectric section including a plurality of piezoelectric elements that each convert a sound wave...
8675449 Ultrasound sensor having blockage detection  
An ultrasound sensor for distance detection includes a transducer external surface and a blockage sensor provided on the transducer external surface. The surface of the blockage sensor terminates...
8659977 Acoustic signal generation system using moving reflecting surface  
An acoustic signal generation system may include a cylindrical-like object having a cylindrical-like surface which is configured to reflect an acoustic signal directed to a location on the surface...
8654614 Capacitive electromechanical transducer  
Provided is a transducer in which electrodes in a movable region are less likely to affect the mechanical characteristics of the movable region and in which nonuniform electrical potential...
8654613 Measuring apparatus  
A measuring apparatus includes an acoustic wave detecting unit that detects acoustic waves generated from a subject irradiated with light, and a member that is disposed between the acoustic wave...
8644114 Signal transmitter device comprising an electrical acoustic signal transmitter  
A signal transmitter device comprises an electrical acoustic signal transmitter signal, which has a piezoceramic disk on a metal membrane, on a printed circuit board. The printed circuit board has...
8641625 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus  
An object of the invention is to provide an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus that can scan a region of interest at high speed and other regions at low speed. In the ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus...
8630146 Method and apparatus for estimating formation permeability and electroacoustic constant of an electrolyte-saturated multi-layered rock taking into account osmosis  
An acoustic source on a logging tool is used to generate acoustic waves in a borehole. Acoustic detectors on the logging tool measure the generated acoustic waves. Electrodes on the logging tool...
8559273 High frequency piezoelectric crystal composites, devices, and methods for manufacturing the same  
The present invention generally relates to high frequency piezoelectric crystal composites, devices, and method for manufacturing the same. In adaptive embodiments an improved imaging device,...
8555483 Method of manufacturing a vibrating element  
A vibrating element manufacturing method by which adhesion is stabilized and yield is improved, a vibrating element, a vibrating actuator, a lens barrel and a camera system. A vibrating element...
8548188 Diaphragm, method making the same and loudspeaker using the same  
A diaphragm includes a carbon nanotube film structure and an amorphous carbon structure composited with the carbon nanotube structure to form a stratiform composite structure. The carbon nanotube...
8520470 Laser shock peening measurement system and method  
A method of monitoring laser shock peening of a material includes forming an ablative layer on the material, directing the laser beam at the ablative layer to produce an acoustic wave in the...
8514661 Transducer  
A transducer for converting an input signal fed to a first input (2) into a corresponding electric output signal that is output via an output (3). The input signal can be processed via an analog...
8515117 Bobbin and loudspeaker using the same  
A bobbin includes a carbon nanotube film structure and an amorphous carbon structure. The carbon nanotube film structure defines a number of micropores therein. The amorphous carbon structure is...
8509032 Vibration mediated networks for photovoltaic arrays  
A system and method to optimize the overall power output of a photovoltaic solar array. The solar panels are connected to software adjustable power optimizing devices, which in turn are connected...
8485977 Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus  
An ultrasound diagnosis apparatus that can acquire ultrasound image data having excellent spatial resolution and contrast resolution by electrically controlling focusing points of...
8456957 Ultrasonic transducer for a proximity sensor  
An ultrasonic transducer assembly for use in sensing the location of objects in proximity to the transducer. The ultrasonic transducer assembly includes a piezoceramic resonator plate and a...
8451694 Ultrasonic sensor unit and electronic device  
An ultrasonic sensor unit includes a transmission base plate and a reception base plate. The transmission base plate includes an ultrasonic transmission sensor configured and arranged to transmit...
8451143 Vehicle presence notification apparatus  
A vehicle presence notification apparatus notifies a presence of a vehicle by providing easily-perceivable and less uncomfortable notification sound outside of the vehicle. The vehicle presence...
8427906 Acoustic sensor utilizing acoustoelectric effect  
An ultrasound system that detects a characteristic of an ultrasound wave. The system includes a circuit member defining a sensing portion operable to be exposed to the ultrasound wave. The system...
8411532 Distance sensor for vehicle with electrical connector  
A distance sensor equipped with a mount for mounting the sensor in a mount hole of a bumper of a vehicle. The mount includes a casing with a sensor holder, a bezel, and a resin-made retainer. The...
8374056 Direct digital speaker apparatus having a desired directivity pattern  
Direct digital speaker apparatus receiving a digital input signal and generating sound accordingly, the apparatus comprising an array of pressure-producing elements and a controller operative to...
8335130 Acoustic energy array and system  
An integrated acoustically generator-based system having a substrate, a plurality of micro generators (conversion apparatus) disposed on the substrate, the micro generators each generating a...
8320218 Hidden ultrasonic transducer with beam angle control for non-contact target detection systems  
An ultrasonic transducer utilizes a unique forward acoustic transmission line comprised of a composite structure partially consisting of a portion of a continuous smooth sheet of material, such as...
8315125 System and method for biasing CMUT elements  
A system and method for biasing a capacitive ultrasonic transducer (CMUT) device with a circuit that includes a CMUT that includes a first plate and a second plate that form a membrane structure;...
8294225 Ultrasonic transducer and manufacturing method  
This invention provides a technique whereby, even if a step is produced by splitting a lower electrode into component elements, resistance increase of an upper electrode, damage to a membrane and...

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