line transducer

line transducer

[′līn tranz‚dü·sər]
(electronics)
A special type of electret transducer consisting essentially of a coaxial cable with polarized dielectric, and with the center conductor and shield serving as electrodes; mechanical excitation resulting in a deformation of the shield at any point along the length of the cable produces an electrical output signal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.