Acoustical Society of America
ASA/EAA/DAGA '99 Meeting
Lay Language Papers

A Microphone Without a Membrane

Prof. Dr. J. Sennheiser -
Am Labor 1, D-30900 Wedemark, Germany
Tel. #49 5130 600 212, Fax #49 5130 600 456

Popular version of paper 2pEA1
Presented Tuesday afternoon, March 16, 1999
ASA/EAA/DAGA '99 Meeting, Berlin, Germany

On the physical basis of a sensor for measuring flows in gases and fluids, known as an anemometer, the joint efforts of MESA Research Institute at the University of Twente (Netherlands) and Sennheiser Electronic Company in Germany have produced a transducer, sensing the particle flow in an acoustic wave. The advantages of this design are: