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Title: Acoustic transducer for acoustic microscopy

A shear acoustic transducer-lens system is described in which a shear polarized piezoelectric material excites shear polarized waves at one end of a buffer rod having a lens at the other end which excites longitudinal waves in a coupling medium by mode conversion at selected locations on the lens. 9 figs.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7266217
Report Number(s):
US 4909082; A
PPN: US 7-281941
DOE Contract Number:
FG03-84ER45157
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 6 Dec 1988
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; ACOUSTIC MICROSCOPY; LENSES; DESIGN; MICROSCOPES; TRANSDUCERS; POLARIZATION; MICROSCOPY 440800* -- Miscellaneous Instrumentation-- (1990-)