Characterization of medical ultrasound transducers

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Abstract

Optimal use of multi-element ultrasound transducers requires knowledge of the performance of their individual elements, for realistic simulation and optimized beamforming. When developing transducers, it is critical to characterize the performance of the transducer material itself, removing the effect of the transducer element size and geometry. To provide that level of knowledge, a measurement and characterization algorithm was developed and applied on several transducers. The individual elements were characterized consistently along the transducer length, and element spatial deviations were measured with µm precision, confirming the precision of the method.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 2018 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium
Number of pages4
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2018
Article number8579798
ISBN (Print)9781538634257
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Event2018 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium - Portopia Hotel, Kobe, Japan
Duration: 22 Oct 201825 Oct 2018
http://sites.ieee.org/ius-2018/

Conference

Conference2018 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium
LocationPortopia Hotel
Country/TerritoryJapan
CityKobe
Period22/10/201825/10/2018
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