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Acoustic Waves

SAW devices are widely used in multitude of device concepts mainly in MEMS and communication electronics. As such, SAW based micro sensors, actuators and communication electronic devices are well known applications of SAW technology. For example, SAW based passive micro sensors are capable of measuring physical properties such as temperature, pressure, variation in chemical properties, and SAW based communication devices perform a range of signal processing functions, such as delay lines, filters, resonators, pulse compressors, and convolvers. In recent decades, SAW based low-powered actuators and microfluidic devices have significantly added a new dimension to SAW technology. This book consists of 20 exciting chapters composed by researchers and engineers active in the field of SAW technology, biomedical and other related engineering disciplines. The topics range from basic SAW theory, materials and phenomena to advanced applications such as sensors actuators, and communication systems. As such, in addition to theoretical analysis and numerical modelling such as Finite Element Modelling (FEM) and Finite Difference Methods (FDM) of SAW devices, SAW based actuators and micro motors, and SAW based micro sensors are some of the exciting applications presented in this book. This collection of up-to-date information and research outcomes on SAW technology will be of great interest, not only to all those working in SAW based technology, but also to many more who stand to benefit from an insight into the rich opportunities that this technology has to offer, especially to develop advanced, low-powered biomedical implants and passive communication devices.

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Acoustic WavesEdited by Don Dissanayake

Published: September 28th 2010

ISBN: 978-953-307-111-4

Copyright year: 2010

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47017 Total Chapter Downloads

15 Crossref Citations

51 Web of Science Citations

35 Dimensions Citations

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1. The Eigen Theory of Waves in Piezoelectric Solids

By Shaohua Guo

1983

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2. Reverberation-Ray Matrix Analysis of Acoustic Waves in Multilayered Anisotropic Structures

By Yongqiang Guo and Weiqiu Chen

1789

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3. Rectifying Acoustic Waves

By Norihiko Nishiguchi, Yukihiro Tanaka and Takahiro Murai

2420

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4. Dispersion Properties of Co-Existing Low Frequency Modes in Quantum Plasmas

By Shabbir Ahmad Khan and Hamid Saleem

1844

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5. Research of the Scattering of Non-Linearly Interacting Plane Acoustic Waves by an Elongated Spheroid

By Iftikhar Abbasov

1083

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6. Acoustic Waves in Phononic Crystal Plates

By Xin-Ye Zou, Xue-Feng Zhu, Bin Liang and Jian-Chun Cheng

3075

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7. Frequency-Domain Numerical Modelling of Visco-Acoustic Waves Based on Finite-Difference and Finite-Element Discontinuous Galerkin Methods

By Romain Brossier, Vincent Etienne, Stephane Operto and Jean Virieux

3571

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8. Shear Elastic Wave Refraction on a Gap between Piezoelectric Crystals with Uniform Relative Motion

By Nick Shevyakhov and Sergey Maryshev

1166

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9. Surface Acoustic Wave Based Wireless MEMS Actuators for Biomedical Applications

By Don Dissanayake, Said Al-Sarawi and Derek Abbott

2650

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10. Surface Acoustic Wave Motors and Actuators: Structure, Mechanism, Characteristic and Application

By Shu-yi Zhang and Li-ping Cheng

1994

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11. Real Time Methods for Wideband Data Processing Based on Surface Acoustic Waves

By Nikolae Masalsky

989

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12. Thin Film Based Acoustic Wave Devices for Microfludicis and Bisensing Applications

By Stuart Brodie and Richard Fu

4758

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13. Application and Exploration of Fast Gas Chromatography - Surface Acoustic Wave Sensor to the Analysis of Thymus Species

By Se Yeon Oh, Sung-Sun Park and Jongki Hong

1442

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14. Application of Acoustic Waves to Investigate the Physical Properties of Liquids at High Pressure

By Piotr Kielczynski

2717

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15. Pressure and Temperature Microsensor Based on Surface Acoustic Wave in TPMS

By Tianli Li, Hong Hu, Gang Xu, Kemin Zhu and Licun Fang

5031

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16. Analysis and Modeling of Surface Acoustic Wave Chemical Vapor Sensors

By Marija Hribsek and Dejan Tosic

3368

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17. Laser-based Determination of Decohesion and Fracture Strength of Interfaces and Solids by Nonlinear Stress Pulses

By Peter Hess

1338

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18. Ultrasonics: A Technique of Material Characterization

By Dharmendra Pandey and Shri Pandey

3304

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19. Dissipation of Acoustic Waves in Barium Monochalcogenides

By Rajendra Singh

1333

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20. Statistical Errors in Remote Passive Wireless SAW Sensing Employing Phase Differences

By Yuriy Shmaliy, Oleksandr Shmaliy, Oscar Ibarra-Manzano, Jose Andrade-Lucio and Gustavo Cerda-Villafana

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