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PCT International Search Report, RE: PCT/US04/1 1972, January 31 2005 






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Application No.: 


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Cheung et al. 


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"Theory, History, and the Advancement of Parametric Loudspeakers - A Technology Overview," 
White Paper, American Technology Corporation, 2002, pp. 1-27. 



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Technology Corporation, 2003. 



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America,73 (6), June 1983, pp. 1966-1971 



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America, 72(4), October 1982, pp. 1289-1296. 



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frequency," Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, Contract Research Report 343/2001, 2001, 
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of the Acoustical Society of America, 75(3), March 1984, pp. 769-779. 



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J. Berntsen et al., "Nearfield of a large acoustic transducer. Part IV: Second harmonic and sum 
frequency radiation," The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 75(5), May 1984, pp. 



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J. Meyer, "Microphone Array for Hearing Aids taking into Account the Scattering of the Head, 
2001 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics, 21-24 October 
2001, pp. 27-30. 






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Journal of the Acoustical Society of America , 88(6), December 1990, pp. 2859-2870. 






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J. Zemanek, "Beam Behavior within the Nearfield of a Vibrating Piston," The Journal of the 

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K. Aoki et al. t "Parametric Loudspeaker- Applied Examples," Electronics and Communications in 

tartan Part ^ Vnl 77 No 1 1994 nn 64-74 






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M. Greenspan, "Piston radiator: Some extensions of the theory," The Journal of the Acoustical 

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T. Kamakura et al., "Suitable Modulation of the Carrier Ultrasound for a Parametric 
Loudspeaker," ACUSTICA, Vol. 73 (1991), pp. 215-217. 






AN 


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of America, Vol. 52, No. 5, Part 2, 1972, pp. 148 1-1486. 








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April-June 1971, pp. 467-470. 



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W.F. Druyvesteyn ct al., "Personal Sound/' J. Audio Eng. Soc, Vol. 45, No. 9, September 1997, 
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