Accession Number:

ADD007719

Title:

Rotation of Characteristic Vectors with Piezoelectric Coupling.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-09-25

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

Acoustic ultrasonic waves are launched in a block of single-crystal material, such as alpha-quartz, by means of a transducer fastened to one end of the block. The waves are steered by electrically altering the properties of the crystal between the piezoelectrically unstiffened and stiffened excitation modes. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Acoustics
  • Crystallography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE