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9030077 Switching apparatus and test apparatus  
A switching apparatus comprising a contact point section including a first contact point; an actuator including a first piezoelectric film that expands and contracts according to a first drive...
9024508 Bending vibration piece, method for manufacturing the same and electronic device  
A double-side tuning fork-type bending vibration piece having a basal part, a pair of drive vibration arms, a pair of detection vibration arms, drive electrodes and detection electrodes includes...
9006956 Piezoelectric active cooling device  
Methods, systems, and devices for providing cooling for a mobile device using piezoelectric active cooling devices. Some embodiments utilize piezoelectric actuators that oscillate a planar element...
8989412 Piezoelectric acoustic transducer  
A piezoelectric acoustic transducer (1) of the present invention includes a lower frame (78), a lower speaker circuit (20), an upper frame (77), an upper speaker circuit (10), and a surround (76)....
8973230 Polling method of piezoelectric element and method of manufacturing inertial sensor  
Disclosed herein is a method of manufacturing an inertial sensor using a polling method of a piezoelectric element performing a polling after packaging the piezoelectric element, the method of...
8976093 Printed interactive card with piezo-powered indicator  
An interactive card or the like employs a piezoelectric charge generator (piezo-strip) for temporarily driving an indicator. The piezo-strip may be displaced (bent) in order to generate charge to...
8928204 Piezoelectric vibration module  
Disclosed herein is a piezoelectric vibration module including a vibration plate that is surrounded by an upper case and a lower case, and includes a first stopper capable of preventing direct...
8914955 Method for manufacturing piezoelectric element and method for manufacturing liquid ejection head  
A method for manufacturing a piezoelectric element includes a process for forming a first conductive layer, a process for forming a piezoelectric layer having a region serving as an active region,...
8912708 Electromechanical motor  
An electromechanical motor includes an actuator assembly and a body to be driven in a driving direction. The actuator assembly has an actuator backing, a first actuator and a second actuator. The...
8901802 Piezoelectric photovoltaic micropower generator and method  
An energy harvesting device capable of harvesting multiple forms of energy. The device includes a base, a piezoelectric cantilever, and a carbon nanotube film. The piezoelectric cantilever...
8890391 External force detection apparatus and external force detection sensor  
In an external force detection apparatus, a crystal plate is cantilevered within a container. Excitation electrodes are formed on the top surface and the bottom surface of the crystal plate. A...
8884497 Piezoelectric actuator and a method of manufacturing the same  
A piezoelectric actuator including first and second piezoelectric cantilevers is disclosed. Wirings are provided on an upper surface of a support body on which the first and second piezoelectric...
8884496 Fluid current energy capture apparatus and method  
One aspect of the present invention involves investigation of the principles and feasibility of the harvesting energy from the wind in constrained spaces, such as around buildings, as an...
8881370 Method of fabricating an inertial sensor  
Inertial sensor having a body with first and second cavities on opposite sides thereof, a sensing element in the first cavity, electronic circuitry in the second cavity, electrical conductors...
8860284 Piezoelectric multiplexer  
A piezoelectric multiplexer includes an actuator and multiple bimorph beams. The actuator includes an actuator conducting head and an actuator stem, and each bimorph beam includes a conducting...
8847466 Piezoelectric bimorph switch  
The present invention relates to a piezoelectric bimorph switch, specifically a cantilever (single clamped beam) switch, which can be actively opened and closed. Piezoelectric bimorph switch are...
8847468 Piezoelectric generator  
A piezoelectric generator includes a fixing part; a cantilever formed at a front edge of the fixing part; a weight part formed at a front end of the cantilever; a centroid adjustment part by which...
8841918 Switching apparatus and test apparatus  
Provided is a switching apparatus comprising a contact point section that includes a first contact point; an actuator that includes a second contact point and moves the second contact point to...
8829765 Piezoelectric actuator device  
A piezoelectric actuator device includes a substrate anchor region; a support beam arrangement having first and second ends, wherein the first end is fixed to the anchor region and the second end...
8819903 Manufacturing method of a piezoelectric element and a liquid ejecting head  
A manufacturing method of a piezoelectric element includes: forming a first conductive layer upon a substrate; forming a piezoelectric layer upon the first conductive layer; forming a second...
8810110 Micro-mechanical component with cantilever integrated electrical functional element  
A micro-mechanical component including a support element and a cantilever with integrated electrical functional element to which at least two electrical supply lines implemented as printed...
8806727 Method of forming a piezoelectric actuator of an inkjet head  
A method of forming a piezoelectric actuator on a vibration plate to provide a driving force to each of a plurality of pressure chambers includes forming a lower electrode on the vibration plate,...
8798293 Piezoelectric speaker  
A piezoelectric speaker includes a cover with a receiving space and a vibrating speaker unit accommodated in the receiving space. The vibrating speaker unit includes a piezoelectric oscillator...
8797152 Haptic actuator apparatuses and methods thereof  
A haptic actuator apparatus and a method of making the same include an ultrasonically vibrating motor and its housing. The housing includes a guide structure coupled to the ultrasonically...
8779646 Actuator  
The present invention relates to an actuator including a supporting portion including a first electrode, a second electrode disposed opposite the first electrode, and a part of a planar...
8774910 Polymer linear actuator for micro electro mechanical system and micro manipulator for measurement device of cranial nerve signal using the same  
A polymer linear actuator for a micro electro mechanical system (MEMS) and a micro manipulator for a measurement device of cranial nerve signal using the same are provided. The polymer linear...
8749119 Piezoelectric device  
A piezoelectric device prevents damage to a piezoelectric thin film caused by etching and the manufacturing cost of the piezoelectric device is reduced. On a surface of a support layer formed on a...
8713789 Method of manufacturing a microphone  
A method of manufacturing a microphone comprising a substrate, a transducer element that is mounted on a top side of the substrate, a covering layer that covers the transducer element and forms a...
8710716 Actuator, actuator structure and method of manufacturing actuator  
An actuator includes: a diaphragm having a thickness equal to or greater than 0.5 μm and equal to or less than 20 μm; a piezoelectric body layer which is provided on a first surface side of the...
8668311 Piezoelectric actuator having embedded electrodes  
A piezoelectric actuator includes a thin film sheet, a first electrode, and a second electrode. The thin film sheet is to physically deform in response to an electric field induced within the thin...
8664834 Electromechanical energy converter for generating electric energy from Mechanical Movements  
An electromechanical energy converter for generating electric energy from mechanical vibrations has a bending bar clamped to a holder that can be set in vibration and elastically deflected at an...
8661650 Method of making an electromechanical personal care device  
A method of making a handheld, electromechanical device useful in mammalian body-care includes the steps of: a) forming a one-piece housing having a single opening defined by a rim; b) assembling...
8659210 Piezo based inertia actuator for high definition haptic feedback  
A haptic device includes an elongated piezo bender supported by a first holder and a second holder. The first holder and the second holder being spaced apart from each other and located at or near...
8653720 Solid state bending actuator comprising an extension element  
A solid state actuator arrangement comprising an actuator which is configured as a solid state bending actuator and which has a first and a second end section opposite each other, a fastening...
8633891 Protrusion pattern forming device with display function  
A protrusion pattern forming device with a display function includes a transparent elastic sheet having an internal layer including colored liquid, and an actuator including a plurality of...
8618718 Transducer  
According to embodiments of the present invention, a transducer is provided. The transducer includes a first electrode, a second electrode disposed over the first electrode such that the first...
8604666 Power generating device and electronic component  
A power generating device includes: a piezoelectric member that is formed from a piezoelectric material; one pair of electrodes that are installed to the piezoelectric member; a transformation...
8604670 Piezoelectric ALN RF MEM switches monolithically integrated with ALN contour-mode resonators  
Piezoelectric switches and methods of forming piezoelectric switches. The piezoelectric switch includes first and second cantilever beam actuators. The second cantilever beam actuator has a...
8567041 Method of fabricating a heated quartz crystal resonator  
A heated resonator includes a base substrate, a piezoelectric piece having a thickness and a top side and a bottom side, a first electrode on the top side, a second electrode opposite the first...
8569937 Piezoelectric resonator with capacitive sense and/or force rebalance electrodes to control an amplitude of vibration  
In an embodiment, a piezoelectric resonator configured for parametric amplification is disclosed. The piezoelectric resonator may include or comprise a piezoelectric member, and first and second...
8564176 Piezoelectric MEMS switch and method of manufacturing piezoelectric MEMS switch  
A piezoelectric MEMS switch includes: a base substrate; a diaphragm arranged to oppose the base substrate via a gap; a first piezoelectric drive section constituted by layering a first lower...
8556227 Temperature-compensated piezoelectric flexural transducer  
It is introduced a miniaturizable actuation device based on piezoelectric flexural transducer element, which can be fabricated easily and cost effective, for use in a fluid valve or other devices,...
8549728 Manufacturing method for vibration body and manufacturing method for vibration actuator  
To provide a vibration actuator, a lens barrel, a camera, a manufacturing method for a vibration body and a manufacturing method for a vibration actuator, which have a high driving efficiency and...
8541926 Nano/micro electro-mechanical relay  
A nano/micro electro-mechanical relay, comprising an at least one normally open (NO) nano/micro relay switch and an at least one normally closed (NC) nano/micro relay switch. Both the NC...
8531082 Actuator and method for using the same  
An actuator and a method for using the same are provided. The actuator includes a flexible element and a photoelectric layer. The flexible element includes an elastic layer or a piezoelectric...
8531087 Piezoelectric thin-film resonator with distributed concave or convex patterns  
A piezoelectric thin-film resonator includes a substrate, a lower electrode provided on the substrate, a piezoelectric film provided on the lower electrode and an upper electrode that is located...
8508105 Inertial sensor  
Disclosed herein is an inertial sensor of the present invention. An inertial sensor 100 according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention includes a plate-shaped membrane 110, a mass...
8505190 Method of manufacturing inertial sensor  
Disclosed herein is a method of manufacturing an inertial sensor. The method of manufacturing an inertial sensor 100 includes (A) applying a polymer 120 to a base substrate 110, (B) patterning the...
8492959 Structure for bonding metal plate and piezoelectric body and bonding method  
A bonding structure that provides excellent conductivity and bonding between a piezoelectric body and a metal plate includes a metal plate and an electrode of a piezoelectric body bonded to one...
8476807 Rigid dual-servo nano stage  
The present invention relates to a stage, particularly to, a stage which is able to move minutely, having a rigidity-improved transfer part. A stage includes a work table on which a working object...