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Unbiased estimation of attenuation of soft biological tissue using the mean-power difference between two adjacent envelope samples
Author(s): Lazar A. Shifrin
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a theoretical framework of a new time-domain method for estimating the slope of ultrasonic attenuation ((beta) ) in reflection. The proposed method has two main advantages: high accuracy and technical simplicity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2163, Medical Imaging 1994: Physics of Medical Imaging, (1 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.174277
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Lazar A. Shifrin, SRI International (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2163:
Medical Imaging 1994: Physics of Medical Imaging
Rodney Shaw, Editor(s)

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