Polarity-Sensitive Detection of Pulsed Ultrasound Signals

  • Ron J. Geluk
  • Marcel R. de la Fonteijne
Part of the Acoustical Imaging book series (ACIM, volume 15)


The signal-processing methods to be described, permit the extraction of more information from the H.F.-echo signal than the traditionally used envelope detector does. The latter detector ignores for instance the polarity of the reflection, which is obviously a part of the information as polarity represents the “most significant bit” of a signal.1


Pulse Shape Half Period Acoustical Image Inverse Filter Gaussian Envelope 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ron J. Geluk
    • 1
  • Marcel R. de la Fonteijne
    • 1
  1. 1.OLDELFT Research LaboratoryDelftThe Netherlands

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