Accession Number:

ADD020316

Title:

Ultra Compact Receiver

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, Filed 27 Jul 2007

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2007-07-27

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

This patent application discloses a combination Amplitute Modulation AM receiver and sound reproducer. A hollow sphere or cylinder of piezoelectric material coated with a thin conductive layer is configured such that it receives the electromagnetic energy associated with an AM signal. The thickness of the piezoelectric material is selected to resonate at the AM signals carrier frequency.

Subject Categories:

  • Acoustics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE