Simulation of advanced ultrasound systems using Field II

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Abstract

The background and basic features of the Field II simulation program are described. It can simulate any linear ultrasound system, which can use single or multi-element transducers. Any kind of apodization, focusing, and excitation can be used. The basic theory behind the program's use of spatial impulse responses is explained. A simulation example for a synthetic aperture spread spectrum flow systems is described. It is shown how the advanced coded excitation can be set up, and how the simulation can be parallelized to reduce the simulation time from 17 months to 391 hours using a 32 CPU Linux cluster.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering 2004
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2004
Pages636-639
ISBN (Print)0-7803-8389-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Event4th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro - Arlington, United States
Duration: 15 Apr 200418 Apr 2004
Conference number: 4
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Conference4th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging
Number4
CountryUnited States
CityArlington
Period15/04/200418/04/2004
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Jensen, J. A. (2004). Simulation of advanced ultrasound systems using Field II. In IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering 2004 (pp. 636-639). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISBI.2004.1398618