Patent Number: 6,305,060

Title: Method of making a thin film acoustic array

Abstract: An acoustic array of independently sensitive detecting elements is produced by locating a pattern of electrodes on a piezoelectric polymer film. Sensitivity of the film and a spaced away supporting structure are used to reduce artifacts caused by acoustic reflection in the supporting structure.

Inventors: Morris; Richard F. (Stoughton, WI)

Assignee: GE Lunar Corporation

International Classification: A61B 8/08 (20060101); B06B 1/06 (20060101); H01L 041/02 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018