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Transmitter Characteristics of Ultrasound Broad-Band Transducers for Ultrasonic Spectroscopy

  • N. Leitgeb
  • K.-P. Richter

Abstract

Ultrasonic transducers play a major role in ultrasonic diagnosis. Their transfer characteristics and emitted ultrasonic field determine to a considerable degree the quality of A-scans as well as B-scan pictures. For the application of methods of tissue differentiation such as signal processing techniques and ultrasonic spectroscopy, special broad-band transducers with high sensitivity and a known ultrasonic field were developed and their transmitter characteristics were measured.

Keywords

Sound Pressure Transmitter Characteristic Main Lobe Ultrasonic Transducer Ultrasonic Field 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Leitgeb
    • 1
  • K.-P. Richter
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Biomedical EngineeringTechnical University of GrazGrazAustria

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