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Sensor apparatus

United States Patent Application

*** PATENT GRANTED ***
20060255689
7,635,942
A1
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A sensor apparatus and method for detecting an environmental factor is shown and which includes an acoustic device which has a characteristic resonant vibrational frequency and mode pattern when exposed to a source of acoustic energy, and which further, when exposed to an environmental factor, produces a different resonant vibrational frequency and/or mode pattern when exposed to the same source of acoustic energy.
Deason, Vance A. (Idaho Falls, ID), Telschow, Kenneth L. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC
11/ 130,853
May 16, 2005
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS [0001] The United States Government has certain rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC07-05ID14517 between the United States Department of Energy and Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC.