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1. (WO2018039515) ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER TO WAVEGUIDE ACOUSTIC COUPLING, CONNECTIONS, AND CONFIGURATIONS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/039515    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/048536
Publication Date: Fri Mar 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 26 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61B 17/32
H01L 41/09
Applicants: ETHICON LLC
Inventors: MESSERLY, Jeffrey D.
DICKERSON, Benjamin D.
ORTIZ, Rafael J. Ruiz
ASHER, Ryan M.
DENNIS, Joseph D.
BLACK, Brian D.
DAVIS, Craig T.
TEBBE, Mark E.
NICOLAESCU, Ion V.
ESTERA, Frederick
OLSON, William A.
PIERCE, Amelia
WILSON, James
DANNAHER, William D.
ZHANG, Fajian
STULEN, Foster B.
Title: ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER TO WAVEGUIDE ACOUSTIC COUPLING, CONNECTIONS, AND CONFIGURATIONS
Abstract:
Various ultrasonic instruments are disclosed. The ultrasonic instruments include an ultrasonic waveguide acoustically coupled to an ultrasonic transducer. Several techniques for acoustically coupling the ultrasonic transducer to the ultrasonic waveguide are disclosed.