Picture of a sphere with binary code

Making Strathclyde research discoverable to the world...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs. It exposes Strathclyde's world leading Open Access research to many of the world's leading resource discovery tools, and from there onto the screens of researchers around the world.

Explore Strathclyde Open Access research content

A three-port acoustic lattice model for piezoelectric transducers containing opposing zones of polarization

Ramadas, S.N. and Hayward, G. and O'Leary, R.L. and McCunnie, T.F. and Mulholland, A. and Troge, A. and Pethrick, R.A. and Robertson, D. and Murray, V. (2007) A three-port acoustic lattice model for piezoelectric transducers containing opposing zones of polarization. In: 2007 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, 2007-10-28 - 2007-10-31.

[img]
Preview
PDF (ramadas_2006_procIEEEUltrasonics21.pdf)
ramadas_2006_procIEEEUltrasonics21.pdf

Download (382kB) | Preview

Abstract

Inversion Layer Transducers (ILT) have attracted considerable interest in the recent past, due to the wide bandwidth and even harmonic sensitivity. This paper presents a new three-port lattice model for ILT devices. Based on linear systems theory, a discrete bi-directional lattice is used to describe the mechanical wave propagation and continuous transfer function to represent the electrical parameter. The mathematical formulation for an ILT configuration, and a straightforward physical interpretation of the lattice model is presented. A selection of experimental and simulation results are included to demonstrate the feasibility of the technique