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Nonlinear Transmission of Focused Shock Waves in Nondegassed Water

  • Č. Štuka
  • P. Šunka
  • J. Benes

Abstract

The aim of this contribution is to test the possibility of changing the ratio of the positive and the negative peak pressures of focused shock waves by transmission through nondegassed water.

Key words

Shock focusing Lithotripsy 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Č. Štuka
    • 1
  • P. Šunka
    • 2
  • J. Benes
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre of LithotripsyCharles UniversityPragueCzech Republic
  2. 2.Institute of Plasma PhysicsCzech Academy of SciencesPragueCzech Republic

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