Transducers and Soundfields
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.
KeywordsBarium Titanate Piezoelectric Transducer Back Surface Ultrasonic Pulse Ultrasonic Field
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