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Megahertz tonpilz transducer
Author(s): Dave Van Tol; W. Jack Hughes
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Paper Abstract

The tonpilz configuration is applied to a transducer operating in the megahertz frequency range. The KLM model is used to design the transducer using readily available components. The construction techniques used are the same as those applied to standard high frequency transducers. Modeled and measured pulse-echo results display a high level of agreement, but impedance and sensitivity comparisons are less promising.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 June 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3664, Medical Imaging 1999: Ultrasonic Transducer Engineering, (21 June 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.350672
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Dave Van Tol, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
W. Jack Hughes, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3664:
Medical Imaging 1999: Ultrasonic Transducer Engineering
K. Kirk Shung, Editor(s)

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