Global Patent Index - EP 0838271 A3

EP 0838271 A3 2000-07-19 - Ultrasound transducer

Title (en)

Ultrasound transducer

Title (de)

Ultraschallwandler

Title (fr)

Transducteur ultrasonore

Publication

EP 0838271 A3 (DE)

Application

EP 97117979 A

Priority

DE 19644762 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0838271A2] The ultrasonic transducer includes a recess (14,16) in the edge region of the piezoelectric body and which is in the form of a groove. The groove is arranged on a flat side of the piezoelectric body. Alternatively, the recess can be arranged at the corners of the piezoelectric body. The body has an electrically conducting film (6b) at least in a central region of its flat sides. The film on at least one flat side covers the edge region of the adjacent end surface (10,12).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B06B 1/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B06B 1/06 (2006.01); G10K 11/26 (2006.01); G10K 11/32 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B06B 1/0648 (2013.01); G10K 11/26 (2013.01); G10K 11/32 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

DOCDB simple family

EP 0838271 A2 19980429; EP 0838271 A3 20000719; EP 0838271 B1 20040107