Accession Number:

ADA429545

Title:

Revolutionary Innovations in Piezoelectric Actuators and Transformers at FACE

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

FACE ELECTRONICS LC NORFOLK VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

In the middle 90s, the Face Companies created Face International Corporation to focus RD efforts on high tech applications in the field of piezoelectric technologies. Since then, the company has developed a portfolio of over 50 US patents and several international Patents. The company is currently commercializing three break through technologies including high deformation Thunderregistered piezoelectric actuators, High Power Transonerregister piezoelectric transformers, a battery-less, wire-less remote control powered by its Lightningregistered piezo generator. A review of these technologies is presented in this poster display.

Subject Categories:

  • Electric Power Production and Distribution
  • Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE