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The study of broadband flextensional transducer
Author(s): Si Chen; Yu Lan
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Paper Abstract

The Class IV flextensional transducer is a typical low frequency, high-power and small size transducer. The bandwidth of the Class IV flextensional transducer is narrow for its high mechanical quality factor. For improving its bandwidth capability, a configuration of broadband flextensional transducer was proposed according to the theory of multiple-mode-coupling. The transducer driven by piezoelectric ceramic PZT-4 was designed and analyzed using finite element software ANSYS. The transmitting voltage response of the transducer reached to 131.5dB with ripple 11dB from 1 kHz to 6.5 kHz based on the simulated results. The purpose of extending the bandwidth of the flextensional transducer could achieve.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 March 2013
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 8768, International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing (ICGIP 2012), 87685L (20 March 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2011983
Show Author Affiliations
Si Chen, Harbin Engineering Univ. (China)
Yu Lan, Harbin Engineering Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8768:
International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing (ICGIP 2012)
Zeng Zhu, Editor(s)

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