ultrasonic delay line

ultrasonic delay line

[¦əl·trə′sän·ik di′lā ‚līn]
(engineering acoustics)
A delay line in which use is made of the propagation time of sound through a medium such as fused quartz, barium titanate, or mercury to obtain a time delay of a signal. Also known as ultrasonic storage cell.
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