AcclaimIP-ad

Match Document Document Title
9038263 Thickness shear mode resonator sensors and methods of forming a plurality of resonator sensors  
Arrays of resonator sensors include an active wafer array comprising a plurality of active wafers, a first end cap array coupled to a first side of the active wafer array, and a second end cap...
8994248 Proximity sensor used by an operation robot and method of operating the proximity sensor  
Described is a proximity sensor used by an operation robot that may measure a proximity distance to an object using an ultrasonic wave in a device such as an operation robot, an endoscope, and the...
8981622 Ultrasonic sensor device  
An ultrasonic sensor device includes a housing, a transducer, a securing unit and a circuit board. The housing has an enclosing portion formed with first and second openings. The transducer is...
8970093 Piezoelectric transducer for measuring fluid properties  
A transducer includes a preload adapter having a sleeve portion and an end and a housing including a seating portion and a shaft portion that extends from the seating portion. The transducer also...
8963401 Vibration actuator  
There is provided a vibration actuator including: a housing providing an internal space and including holes formed to allow the internal space to be in communication with the outside; a diaphragm...
8922097 Process of generating power from hard disk vibration in data centers  
The present invention relates to an energy harvesting apparatus capable of converting small magnitude low frequency vibrational energy into useful electrical energy that may be stored and used to...
8896184 Piezoelectric MEMS microphone  
A piezoelectric MEMS microphone comprising a multi-layer sensor that includes at least one piezoelectric layer between two electrode layers, with the sensor being dimensioned such that it provides...
8896186 Apparatus for providing haptic feedback  
Disclosed is an apparatus used in an electronic device for providing haptic feedback. The apparatus includes a holder having a pair fastening holes, a piezoelectric vibrator having a first though...
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...
8884495 Piezoelectric sensor  
The present invention provides a piezoelectric sensor that can reduce spurious vibration of a transducer. The piezoelectric sensor includes a transducer which has a piezoelectric body and a...
8872411 Method for operating a piezoceramic sensor and circuit for carrying out the method  
In the case of a method for operating a piezoceramic sensor with an evaluation electrode, an electrical signal generated by the piezoceramic sensor at the evaluation electrode is evaluated to...
8830041 Apparatus for providing haptic feedback  
Disclosed is an apparatus for providing haptic feedback. The apparatus includes a frame having a protrusion extending from the side wall of the frame, a piezoelectricity vibrator including a...
8766511 Method and system for distributed network of nanoparticle ink based piezoelectric sensors for structural health monitoring  
The disclosure provides in one embodiment a system for monitoring structural health of a structure. The system has a structure to be monitored for structural health. The system further has a...
8760039 Compact active vibration control system for a flexible panel  
A diamond-shaped actuator for a flexible panel has an inter-digitated electrode (IDE) and a piezoelectric wafer portion positioned therebetween. The IDE and/or the wafer portion are...
8749120 Flexible micro bumps operably coupled to an array of nano-piezoelectric sensors  
Implementations and techniques for manufacturing flexible micro bumps operably coupled to an array of nano-piezoelectric sensors are generally disclosed. The micro bumps and coupled...
8749115 Dynamically adjustable orthotic device  
An orthotic device comprises a flexible support structure comprising at least one surface for contacting a body part of a user, a plurality of pressure sensors configured for coupling to a...
8742647 Control mechanism for an electrical appliance and evaluation method for the control mechanism  
A control mechanism for an electrical appliance comprises a deformable or elastic control panel, for example, embodied as a frame of an electric cooking hob. Several piezo sensor elements are...
8725431 Tactile sensor unit, robot including the tactile sensor unit, and load calculation method  
A tactile sensor unit is provided, which includes a substrate; a coat formed on the substrate; and a cantilever beam structure having one end fixed to the substrate and curved to rise in such a...
8698376 Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) resonators and related apparatus and methods  
Devices having piezoelectric material structures integrated with substrates are described. Fabrication techniques for forming such devices are also described. The fabrication may include bonding a...
8686620 Electric apparatus provided with power generating function  
A remote controller (1) provided with a power generating function is provided with: a main body (10); an operation board (11); operation buttons (12) provided on the operation board (11) so as to...
8680745 Device for measuring material thickness  
A piezoelectric sensing device is described for measuring material thickness of targets such as pipes, tubes, and other conduits that carry fluids. The piezoelectric sensing device includes a...
8680748 Apparatus for use with an acoustic drum to produce electrical signals while muting the sound of the acoustic drum  
An electronic percussion apparatus for use with an acoustic drum. The apparatus has a base layer of material having a first side for contacting a drum head of an acoustic drum, and an opposite,...
8624465 Surface acoustic wave sensor system and measurement method using multiple-transit-echo wave  
A surface acoustic wave (“SAW”) sensor system comprises a signal generating part, which applies an electrical signal to a SAW sensor, the SAW sensor connected to the signal generating part, which...
8610332 Positioning system and method  
A system for positioning an object, having a fixed base, a support for the object, an actuator for applying a force to displace the support relative to the fixed base, a sensor for measuring the...
8605053 Method and device for detecting user input  
A method and a device for detecting user input includes receiving a user input at an input arrangement of a user interface. The input arrangement has at least one piezoelectric sensor that...
8598767 Piezoelectric actuator  
A piezoelectric actuator arrangement (30) for use in a fuel injector (2), the actuator arrangement (30) comprising a stack (36) of one or more piezoelectric elements for receipt with an fluid...
8575824 Piezoelectric generator, sensor node, and method of manufacturing piezoelectric generator  
A piezoelectric generator includes: a base body; and at least one piezoelectric transducer disposed on the base body, and including a first electrode, a piezoelectric body, and a second electrode,...
8525658 Interior tire power generation apparatus and tire monitoring system using the same  
An interior tire power generation apparatus includes a piezoelectric section having an inorganic piezoelectric body of a perovskite type oxide represented by General Formula (PX) below; a pair of...
8525386 Dynamically adjustable orthotic device  
An orthotic device comprises a flexible support structure comprising at least one surface for contacting a body part of a user, a plurality of pressure sensors configured for coupling to a...
8471438 Actuator with sensor  
An actuator with a sensor, including an actuator having electrodes and an ionic conduction layer, a sensor and a rigid body member provided in contact with the sensor. The actuator is connected to...
8456062 Surface acoustic wave sensor device and method of controlling liquid using the same  
A surface acoustic wave sensor device includes a main body and a liquid controller disposed external to the main body. The main body includes a sample chamber, a surface acoustic wave sensor...
8446075 Conductive film, and transducer and flexible wiring board using the same  
To provide a conductive film that is flexible, extendable and contractible, and for which the electrical resistance hardly increases even when the conductive film is extended. The conductive film...
8421312 Acceleration sensor having polarized piezoelectric layer interposed between sensing electrodes  
An acceleration sensor includes a piezoelectric layer formed on a substrate, and sensing electrodes formed in the piezoelectric layer. In the acceleration sensor, the piezoelectric layer...
8421311 Flexible piezoelectric tactile sensor  
A flexible piezoelectric tactile sensor having a piezoelectric thin film, a first flexible substrate, a second flexible substrate, and at least one elastic body is revealed. The piezoelectric thin...
8415859 Piezoelectric nanodevices  
A piezoelectric nanodevice may include a first substrate having formed thereon a multiple number of nanorods and a second substrate having formed thereon a multiple number of piezoelectric...
8358050 Apparatus for use with an acoustic drum to produce electrical signals while muting the sound of the acoustic drum  
An electronic percussion apparatus for use with an acoustic drum. The apparatus has a base layer of material having a first side for contacting a drum head of an acoustic drum, and an opposite,...
8354776 Apparatus for generating electrical energy and method for manufacturing the same  
An apparatus for generating electrical energy may include; a first electrode, a second electrode spaced apart from the first electrode, the second electrode having a substantially planar flat...
8304759 Integrated image sensor system on common substrate  
It is highly desirable to design a monolithic image sensor (and array), which could offer high quantum efficiency over broad spectral ranges, and the possibility to rapidly and randomly address...
8299686 Actuator with sensor  
An actuator with a sensor, including an actuator having a pair of electrodes and an ionic conduction layer present between the pair of electrodes, and a sensor having electrodes and an...
8294332 Pressure transducer  
A pressure transducer for high-pressure measurements comprising a housing and a piezoelectric resonator located in the housing, wherein the resonator comprises double rotation cut piezoelectric...
8288922 Flexoelectric—piezoelectric composite based on flexoelectric charge separation  
An example flexoelectric-piezoelectric apparatus provides an electrical response to an applied force, and/or an actuation in response to an applied electric field, that originates from the...
8247949 Surface acoustic wave sensor device and method of controlling liquid using the same  
A surface acoustic wave sensor device includes a main body and a liquid controller disposed external to the main body. The main body includes a sample chamber, a surface acoustic wave sensor...
8203255 Piezoelectric sensor arrangement comprising a thin layer shear wave resonator based on epitactically grown piezoelectric layers  
The invention relates to piezoelectric sensor arrangements, especially sensor arrangements that can be operated in a measuring fluid, in order to be able to detect, for example, elastic properties...
8188622 Tunable resonant frequency kinetic energy harvester  
An energy harvester comprising: a substrate; two magnets coupled to the substrate in close proximity to each other with like magnetic poles facing each other creating a flux gap; a coil coupled to...
8179027 Coating for actuator and method of applying coating  
A method includes applying a lip, comprised of a first material, along at least a portion of an actuator of an electronic device, and applying a coating, comprised of an elastic material, to cover...
8174166 Uniformly distributed lead zirconate titanate strain sensor  
The invention as disclosed is a strain sensor that locates and quantifies the strain energy from a structure. The strain sensor has a lead zirconate titanate wafer with a circular shape such that...
8158533 Piezoelectric tactile sensor  
A piezoelectric tactile sensor comprises a piezoelectric membrane with a top surface, a transducer of elastic column with a bottom end surface to overlay over the top surface of the piezoelectric...
8154175 Sensing device  
A sensing device is disclosed that includes a bistable snap mechanism having a snap element operatively connected to an input element and an output element. The snap element has two discrete...
8148881 Vibration sensor film, vibration actuator film, vibration reduction film, and multilayer film using them  
A vibration reduction system has a vibration reduction film and a control unit. The vibration reduction film is constituted of a vibration sensor film, an insulating layer, and a vibration...
8074524 Piezoelectric measuring element with transverse effect and sensor comprising such a measuring element  
A piezoelectric measuring element comprises at least one bar with transverse effect which can be used with two conductor technology. Poles comprising the metallizations, electrodes and lines in...