1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Sound waves, ultrasound

  1. Dec 8, 2009 #1
    Hey, i never quite knew where to post this so hope its okay here.
    can sound waves specifically ultrasound around the 25 kHz mark be directed sort of how a laser pen directs light.

  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 8, 2009 #2


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    Sure, there are a myriad of ways to create a highly directional sound beam though the principle is similar to antennas than a laser. However, I do not know how large the radiator would be since I work with electromagnetics but the principles are the same.
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook