Accession Number:

ADD010278

Title:

Piezoelectric Polymer Hydrophone.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-03-08

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

A piezoelectric polymer hydrophone including a single flexible sheet of a piezoelectric polymer having a plurality of electrode strips on the top and bottom of the sheet. The electrode strips at the top are staggered by one half the width of a strip relative to the corresponding strips at the bottom of the sheet. The polymer sheet can be rolled into a helix without losing its acoustic sensitivity.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Plastics
  • Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE