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Title: Apparatus and method for generating mechanical waves

Abstract

Mechanical waves are generated in a medium by subjecting an electromechanical element to an alternating electric field having a frequency which induces mechanical resonance therein and is below any electrical resonance frequency thereof.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Albuquerque, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
865488
Patent Number(s):
4524295
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H04 - ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE H04R - LOUDSPEAKERS, MICROPHONES, GRAMOPHONE PICK-UPS OR LIKE ACOUSTIC ELECTROMECHANICAL TRANSDUCERS
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B06 - GENERATING OR TRANSMITTING MECHANICAL VIBRATIONS IN GENERAL B06B - METHODS OR APPARATUS FOR GENERATING OR TRANSMITTING MECHANICAL VIBRATIONS OF INFRASONIC, SONIC, OR ULTRASONIC FREQUENCY, {e.g.} FOR PERFORMING MECHANICAL WORK IN GENERAL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
apparatus; method; generating; mechanical; waves; generated; medium; subjecting; electromechanical; element; alternating; electric; field; frequency; induces; resonance; therein; below; electrical; electric field; resonance frequency; alternating electric; mechanical waves; electrical resonance; /310/331/

Citation Formats

Allensworth, Dwight L, and Chen, Peter J. Apparatus and method for generating mechanical waves. United States: N. p., 1985. Web.
Allensworth, Dwight L, & Chen, Peter J. Apparatus and method for generating mechanical waves. United States.
Allensworth, Dwight L, and Chen, Peter J. Tue . "Apparatus and method for generating mechanical waves". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865488.
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author = {Allensworth, Dwight L and Chen, Peter J},
abstractNote = {Mechanical waves are generated in a medium by subjecting an electromechanical element to an alternating electric field having a frequency which induces mechanical resonance therein and is below any electrical resonance frequency thereof.},
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journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1985},
month = {1}
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