Blind Deconvolution of Ultrasonic Signals Using High-Order Spectral Analysis and Wavelets

  • Roberto H. Herrera
  • Eduardo Moreno
  • Héctor Calas
  • Rubén Orozco
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3773)


Defect detection by ultrasonic method is limited by the pulse width. Resolution can be improved through a deconvolution process with a priori information of the pulse or by its estimation. In this paper a regularization of the Wiener filter using wavelet shrinkage is presented for the estimation of the reflectivity function. The final result shows an improved signal to noise ratio with better axial resolution.


Impulse Response Wavelet Coefficient Wavelet Domain Wiener Filter Ultrasonic Signal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto H. Herrera
    • 1
  • Eduardo Moreno
    • 2
  • Héctor Calas
    • 2
  • Rubén Orozco
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Cienfuegos, Cuatro CaminosCienfuegosCuba
  2. 2.Institute of Cybernetics, Mathematics and Physics (ICIMAF)HavanaCuba
  3. 3.Central University of Las VillasSanta ClaraCuba

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