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US20120298566 Ultrasonic Assembly for Pool Cleaners  
An ultrasonic assembly for pool cleaners which applying ultrasonic energy. According to various embodiments of the present invention, such ultrasonic assembly may optionally be applied to enhance...
US20140355377 ULTRASOUND IMAGE ENHANCEMENT AND SUPER-RESOLUTION  
Techniques to improve resolution in an ultrasound system are disclosed. An exemplary apparatus is a portable ultrasound probe having transducer elements and supporting electronics within the...
US20130176816 ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER, ULTRASONIC PROBE, DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENT, AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT  
An ultrasonic transducer includes a first flexible substrate, a plurality of ultrasonic elements and a substrate deforming part. The ultrasonic elements are disposed on the first flexible...
US20130033967 TRANSDUCER MODULE  
The present invention is directed to a transducer module including a first transducer and a second transducer. The second transducer is disposed between the first transducer and a first plate.
US20140352210 Ultrasonically enhanced seed germination system  
The invention consists of a sonication and imbedding process for the uptake of water and/or other beneficial substances into a seed for the purposes of reducing the time needed for germination of...
US20090268563 Acoustic System  
An acoustic system includes a sound-electro converting device, a electro-wave converting device, and a sound wave generator. The electro-wave converting device is connected to the sound-electro...
US20120014221 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...
US20140036634 THREE-DIMENSIONAL MECHANICAL ULTRASONIC PROBE  
A three-dimensional mechanical ultrasound probe includes a base; a transducer for emitting an ultrasonic signal; a driven wheel with a hole, the driven wheel being connected to the transducer, the...
US20130016587 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...
US20130188458 MUT Circuit with an Electrically Controllable Membrane  
A micromachined ultrasonic transducer (MUT) circuit, which has a MUT with a MUT membrane that can vibrate back and forth to transmit an ultrasonic wave, electrically controls the movement of the...
US20130170321 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING TRANSDUCER PULSE TRANSITIONS IN ULTRASOUND IMAGING  
Methods and systems for transitioning a transducer voltage between a first voltage level and a second voltage level are provided. A method includes pulling a transducer voltage to the first...
US20120020183 SURFACE ACOUSTIC WAVE RESONATOR FOR DOWN-HOLE APPLICATIONS  
A method and apparatus for packaging a Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) piezoelectric device into a SAW tagging device for use in a harsh environment is provided. An exemplary SAW tagging device...
US20090133502 Document Monitoring Device  
A document monitoring device comprises an ultrasonic transmitter (20) and an ultrasonic receiver (22) positioned on opposite sides of a document inspection position. A control system (5) is...
US20120176866 ULTRASONIC SENSOR  
An ultrasonic sensor includes a transceiver device for transmitting and receiving ultrasonic waves; a circuit board mounted with an electronic circuit processing ultrasonic signals transmitted and...
US20050286346 High intensity directional electroacoustic sound generating system for communications targeting  
A compact lightweight electro-acoustic transducer system for generating high intensity, highly directional audio output. The transducer system can generate acoustic intensity levels that can drive...
US20120188850 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...
US20120218867 ELECTROMECHANICAL TRANSDUCER  
Provided is an electromechanical transducer which is capable of correcting or compensating a fluctuation in the transmission/reception characteristics of an elastic wave transmitting/receiving...
US20090268557 Method of causing the thermoacoustic effect  
A method of producing sound waves. The method includes causing a carbon nanotube structure heat, and thus causing the thermoacoustic effect.
US20130265856 THERMOACOUSTIC SENSOR  
A close-proximity thermoacoustic sensor that can determine radiated ultrasound intensities by directly coupling a transducer via a coupling medium. The sensor captures the beam, converts the...
US20070228878 Acoustic Decoupling in cMUTs  
A capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer (cMUT) has an acoustic decoupling feature. A cavity is introduced underneath the regular cMUT element, preferably in the substrate, to provide...
US20130229893 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...
US20140137473 Implementation of On-Off Passive Wireless Surface Acoustic Wave Sensor Using Coding and Switching Techniques  
Methods and systems for passive wireless surface acoustic wave devices for orthogonal frequency coded devices to implement ON-OFF sensors reusing orthogonal frequency code and distinguishing...
US20110285510 Implementation of On-Off Passive Wireless Surface Acoustic Wave Sensor Using Coding and Switching Techniques  
Methods and systems for passive wireless surface acoustic wave devices for orthogonal frequency coded devices to implement ON-OFF sensors reusing orthogonal frequency code and distinguishing...
US20150109888 TRANSMIT/RECEIVE CHANNEL FOR ULTRASOUND APPLICATIONS  
A device voltage shifter includes a first voltage reference node, a second voltage reference node, an output node and a clamp node. A first high-voltage switching transistor of the voltage shifter...
US20060285440 Composite anti-tamper container with embedded devices  
A design and manufacturing methods for reusable, stackable shipping containers made from composite materials is described. The composite material is embedded with optical fibers, data and...
US20150194143 TRANSDUCER SUPPORT, ULTRASOUND PROBE, AND ULTRASOUND IMAGING APPARATUS  
The present disclosure provides a transducer support, ultrasound probe, and ultrasound imaging apparatus. The ultrasound transducer support includes a first layer having first areas in which heat...
US20110205841 Acoustic Transducer with a Backing Containing Unidirectional Fibers and Methods of Making and Using Same  
The disclosure, in one aspect, provides an apparatus that includes an acoustic transducer and a backing in contact with a side of the transducer. The backing includes substantially unidirectional...
US20150245815 ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER AND ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER MANUFACTURING METHOD  
An ultrasound transducer according to the invention includes: a piezoelectric element; an electrode formed on a surface of the piezoelectric element; a conductive wire including a distal end that...
US20120241167 FLOW ACTIVATED SENSOR ASSEMBLY  
A sensor assembly for detection of fluid flow signaling over a tubular conveyance. The assembly may be employed for activation of a variety of different downhole actuators such as firing heads for...
US20110110196 Thermoacoustic device  
A thermoacoustic units includes at least one first electrode, at least one second electrode, a sound wave generator electrically connected with the at least one first electrode and the at least...
US20130315035 ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING AN ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER  
An ultrasound transducer includes an array of acoustic elements, an integrated circuit, and an interposer. The interposer includes conductive elements for electrically connecting the acoustic...
US20100188932 Low Power Sensor System  
A sensor for a vehicle that conserves power by alternately switching between a power on and a reduced power state. The circuit compares a most recent sensor measurement with an earlier measurement...
US20100110839 Thermoacoustic device  
A thermoacoustic device includes a sound wave generator and an infra-red reflecting element having an infrared reflection coefficient higher than 30 percent. The infra-red reflecting element can...
US20130051179 ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC TRANSDUCER AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME  
Electro-acoustic transducers and methods of manufacturing the electro-acoustic transducer are provided. An electro-acoustic transducer includes: a first wafer including a first substrate in which...
US20080106976 Redistribution Interconnect for Microbeamforming(S) and a Medical Ultrasound System  
An ultrasound transducer includes one or more microbeam-former integrated circuit chips, an array of acoustic elements, and a redistribution interconnect coupled via conductive elements between...
US20070140058 Method and system for correcting transducer non-linearities  
The embodiments of the invention concern a method (400) and system (100) for modeling transducer non-linearities. The method can include converting (402) a transducer signal to a displacement...
US20130188446 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...
US20140133269 Ultrasound Imaging Probe  
An elongate probe (204) including a probe head (214) with a transducer array (216), a shaft (210) and an articulating member (212). The articulating member is located between the probe head and...
US20080130415 COMPOUND FLEXIBLE CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR ELECTRICALLY CONNECTING A TRANSDUCER ARRAY  
A compound flexible circuit for electrically connecting a transducer array and a cable includes a first end configured to be coupled to the transducer array and a plurality of sections. Each...
US20080231835 DIVERGENCE RATIO DISTANCE MAPPING CAMERA  
The present invention relates to a method and system for detecting and mapping three-dimensional information pertaining to one or more target objects. More particularly, the invention consists of...
US20130094729 SINGULAR VALUE FILTER FOR IMAGING OR DETECTION  
Apparatus or techniques can include obtaining information indicative of energy, such as ultrasonic energy, reflected from a tissue region, forming respective input matrices representative of the...
US20140036633 ULTRASONIC PROBE  
An array of ultrasonic transducers is formed on a piezoelectric polymer foil. Ultrasonic transducer electrodes are formed on a first side of the foil and a ground layer is formed on a second side...
US20080212407 Surface Micromechanical Process For Manufacturing Micromachined Capacitive Ultra-Acoustic Transducers and Relevant Micromachined Capacitive Ultra-Acoustic Transducer  
The invention concerns a manufacturing process, and the related micromachined capacitive ultra-acoustic transducer, that uses commercial silicon wafer 8 already covered on at least one or, more...
US20110222369 Acoustic Transducer with a Liquid-Filled Porous Medium Backing and Methods of Making and Using Same  
In one aspect, the disclosure provides an apparatus that includes an acoustic transducer, and a backing coupled to the transducer, wherein the backing includes solid grains with fluid between the...
US20080291048 Use of flexible member for borehole diameter measurement  
The downhole tool disclosed herein comprises a body, a flexible member attached to the body, and a transducer housed in the body. The flexible member compresses against one side of the wellbore...
US20090168605 AUDIO GENERATING MODULE  
An audio generating module is disclosed comprising a transmitting medium, a power unit and a transmitting unit. The power unit is used for providing power. The transmitting unit, situated in the...
US20140003196 ACOUSTIC WAVE DEVICE BUILT-IN MODULE AND COMMUNICATION DEVICE  
An acoustic wave device built-in module includes: a multilayer wiring board formed by stacking an insulating layer and a wiring layer; an acoustic wave device embedded in the multilayer wiring...
US20140313860 TRANSDUCER ASSEMBLY FOR AN ECHOSCOPE  
A transducer assembly is disclosed. The transducer assembly includes a first transducer element comprising a first row of ultrasonic transducers and a second transducer element comprising a second...
US20110176392 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...
US20120300594 PRESSURE WAVE GENERATOR AND DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME  
A pressure wave generator includes a silicon substrate, a hole formed in the silicon substrate, and a film covering the hole. The film includes a multilayer film of a heat generating member and a...

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