ultrasonic transducer


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ultrasonic transducer

A device used in ultrasound that sends and receives the sound wave signal.
See: probe; illustration
See also: transducer
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The wide variety of potential applications of ultrasonic transducers justifies their in-depth analysis and investigation.
Goran, "Influence of ultrasonic transducer acoustic impedances and dimensions on its input electrical impedance," Working and Living Environmental Protection, vol.
Ultrasonic transducers ranging from 50kHz up to 2.25 MHz were used to determine practical limits for WPC inspection.
The pulse echo technique uses only a single ultrasonic transducer, which serves as a transmitter and a receiver simultaneously.
A commercial broadband ultrasonic transducer is robotically positioned in front of a part under test, with both the transducer and part immersed in a water tank.
Ultrasonic inspection of rough-sawn timbers for condition assessment requires special consideration of ultrasonic transducer characteristics, the coupling system between the transducers and the timber, and the analysis techniques used to interpret the acquired signals.
The product also offers 750x magnification, a wide range of closed-loop bond load control, an optional ultrasonic transducer for thermosonic high bond load applications involving gold stud bumping and improved calibration of the viewing system that is capable of moving in 1/10 micron increments.
The machine has a standard mold base installed that was modified to hold an insert containing the mold cavity and provide an opening behind the insert that allowed installation of an ultrasonic transducer facing normal to the plane of the cavity.
A special ultrasonic transducer was designed that could be clamped around the exposed end of the cable.
Solatron Mobrey's new non contact level transmitter combines ultrasonic transducer technology with the latest control electronics.
Faculty from the School of Mechanical Engineering at Korea's National University found that an ultrasonic transducer and grinding fluid effectively removed wheel debris and greatly improved grinding of stainless steel with superabrasives.
Electrical energy from the ultrasonic equipment is transformed to mechanical energy in the form of sound pressure waves through an ultrasonic transducer. In UT, the generated sound pulse initiates at the transducer, travels through the casting and is reflected back by the rear wall of the casting or the discontinuity.