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Number: 367/138
Name: Communications, electrical: acoustic wave systems and devices > Transmitter systems > With beam forming, shaping, steering, or scanning
Description: Subject matter in which directional characteristics of the transmitter are controlled so that the pattern of transmitted acoustic wave energy is varied or caused to converge.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8659976 Electronic baffling of sensor arrays Feb. 25, 2014
8659977 Acoustic signal generation system using moving reflecting surface Feb. 25, 2014
8599648 Doubly steered acoustic array Dec. 3, 2013
8582397 Creating, directing and steering regions of intensity of wave propagation in inhomogeneous media Nov. 12, 2013
8577054 Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, and program Nov. 5, 2013
8574158 Time of flight estimation method using beamforming for acoustic tomography Nov. 5, 2013
8532822 System and method for determining the location of a machine Sep. 10, 2013
8498178 Acoustic transducer chip Jul. 30, 2013
8451689 Ultrasonic apparatus with an adjustable horn May. 28, 2013
8451155 Transmission circuit, ultrasonic probe and ultrasonic image display apparatus May. 28, 2013
8422338 System for variably refracting ultrasound and/or light Apr. 16, 2013
8416643 Receive beamformer for ultrasound having delay value sorting Apr. 9, 2013
8345511 Blazed array for broadband transmission/reception Jan. 1, 2013
8333703 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus Dec. 18, 2012
8331197 Beam forming system and method Dec. 11, 2012
8300502 Method and system for acoustic imaging using a plurality of transmitting arrays on a circumferential surface Oct. 30, 2012
8270253 Method and system for ultrasonic measurement and alignment Sep. 18, 2012
8270254 Phased array ultrasonic contact transducer, with a flexible wedge and a profilometer Sep. 18, 2012
8229017 Transmit beamforming utilizing channel estimation matrix decomposition feedback in a wireless MIMO communication system Jul. 24, 2012
8206305 Multi-twisted acoustic array for medical ultrasound Jun. 26, 2012
8208346 Selectable tuning transformer Jun. 26, 2012
8194502 Variable directivity loud hailing device Jun. 5, 2012
8154954 Projectile for focusing a kinetic pulse array Apr. 10, 2012
8154955 Obstacle detection apparatus and method of controlling obstacle detection apparatus Apr. 10, 2012
8125851 Apparatus and method for controlling acoustic radiation pattern output through array of speakers Feb. 28, 2012
8085621 Ultrasonic transducer with improved method of beam angle control Dec. 27, 2011
8077548 Multibeam sounder Dec. 13, 2011
8072839 Hand-held acoustic camera Dec. 6, 2011
8046103 System and method for determining the location of a machine Oct. 25, 2011
8031558 Forced acoustic dipole and forced acoustic multipole array using the same Oct. 4, 2011
8002706 Acoustic beam forming in phased arrays including large numbers of transducer elements Aug. 23, 2011
8000170 Systems and methods for acoustic beamforming using discrete or continuous speaker arrays Aug. 16, 2011
7955266 Ultrasonic contact transducer with multiple emitting elements and means of bringing these elements into contact Jun. 7, 2011
7920440 Method for real-time calculation of receive focusing parameters for beamforming and apparatus thereof Apr. 5, 2011
7898905 Reconfigurable array with locally determined switch configuration Mar. 1, 2011
7894303 Detection device, detection program and detection method Feb. 22, 2011
7872399 Ultrasonic probe and ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus Jan. 18, 2011
7839718 Device and method for generating a beam of acoustic energy from a borehole, and applications thereof Nov. 23, 2010
7833158 Methods and apparatus for beamforming applications Nov. 16, 2010
7821872 Method for ultrasonic wave transmission and apparatus for ultrasonic wave transmission Oct. 26, 2010
7813223 System and method for focusing a kinetic pulse array Oct. 12, 2010
7806825 Diagnostic signal processing method and system Oct. 5, 2010
7804741 System and method for focusing a kinetic pulse array Sep. 28, 2010
7800979 Beamforming method and apparatus used in ultrasonic imaging system Sep. 21, 2010
7760891 Focused hypersonic communication Jul. 20, 2010
7736312 Acoustic monitoring system Jun. 15, 2010
7706586 Real-time structure suppression in ultrasonically scanned volumes Apr. 27, 2010
7649809 Method for optimizing the power supply for a towed linear transmit antenna for transmitting in omnidirectional mode Jan. 19, 2010
7611462 Acoustic beam forming in phased arrays including large numbers of transducer elements Nov. 3, 2009
7606114 Systems and methods implementing frequency-steered acoustic arrays for 2D and 3D imaging Oct. 20, 2009

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