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Ultrasonic transducer

United States Patent

March 13, 2007
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An ultrasonic transducer having an effective center frequency of about 42 MHz; a bandwidth of greater than 85% at 6 dB; a spherical focus of at least 0.5 inches in water; an F4 lens; a resolution sufficient to be able to detect and separate a 0.005 inch flat-bottomed hole at 0.005 inches below surface; and a beam size of approximately 0.006 0.008 inches measured off a 11/2 mm ball in water at the transducer's focal point.
Taylor; Steven C. (Idaho Falls, ID), Kraft; Nancy C. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
11/ 172,129
June 29, 2005
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC07-05ID14517 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.