Incident-angle dependence of the phase conjugate reflectivity by nonlinear piezoelectric interaction in PZT ceramics

Masahiro Ohno, Bernhard R. Tittmann, Akira Kokubo, Kenshiro Takagi

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Abstract

The reflectivity of an acoustic phase conjugator by nonlinear piezoelectric interaction in PZT ceramics was measured as a function of the incident angle. The phase conjugator was designed as a solid block with a flat surface for the acoustic incidence from water. The phase conjugate reflectivity showed incident angle dependence, which is mainly determined by the transmissivity of the acoustic waves, together with some effects of anisotropy. The field-reconstructing ability of this phase conjugator was simulated for focused incident beams.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)425-428
Number of pages4
JournalUltrasonics
Volume39
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2001

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics

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