Piezoelectric Single Crystal Property Assessment for Cost-Effective Optimized Naval SONAR Transducers

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: N/A
Contract: N00014-11-M-0200
Agency Tracking Number: N111-076-0470
Amount: $80,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: N111-076
Solicitation Number: 2011.1
Small Business Information
17 Surrey Rd., Barrington, RI, -
DUNS: 031744712
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 David Brown
 President, Director of Re
 (401) 261-9318
Business Contact
 David Brown
Title: President, Director of Re
Phone: (401) 261-9318
Email: dbAcoustics@cox.net
Research Institution
Experimental evaluation of the electromechanical properties of relaxor piezoelectric single crystals under stress, thermal, electrical bias conditions is proposed through the use of various dynamic and static evaluation methods. The proposed phase I effort concentrates on evaluation of properties of PMN-PT using resonant bars, and Lumped-Parameter (L-P) dumbbell resonators under pressure loading and temperature biasing conditions.

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