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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to present and to discuss some fundamental problems and solutions connected with piezoelectric transducers and soundfields generated for ultrasonic medical applications.

Keywords

Barium Titanate Piezoelectric Transducer Back Surface Ultrasonic Pulse Ultrasonic Field 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Filipczynski
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Fundamental Technological ResearchPolish Academy of ScienceWarsawPoland

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