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Brandaris 128: a rotating-mirror digital camera with 128 frames at 25 Mfps
Author(s): Nico de Jong; Chien T. Chin; Charles T. Lancee; Jerome Borsboom; Frits Mastik; Michel Versluis; Detlef Lohse; Vance Parker
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Paper Abstract

For studying microbubbles in a medical ultrasound field (ultrasound frequency between 0.5 and 5 MHz) ultra high-speed imaging camera is required. The ultrasound typically lasts 3 - 20 cycles during which the response of the microbubbles can be highly non-linear. The frame rate of such a high-speed camera therefore should exceed 10 million frames per second (Mfps). The number of frames should be sufficient to record the whole process, therefore, more than 100 frames are desirable. In this manuscript we describe a digital ultra high-speed camera system which combines the superior flexibility and sensitivity of CCD detectors with the high number of frames available in rotating mirror cameras. In a standard run the "BRANDARIS 128" camera records a full sequence of 128 digital images at a frame rate of 25 Mfps.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 2003
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4948, 25th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 August 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.516888
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Nico de Jong, Erasmas Univ. Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Chien T. Chin, Erasmus Univ. Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Charles T. Lancee, Erasmus Univ. Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Jerome Borsboom, Erasmus Univ. Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Frits Mastik, Erasmus Univ. Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Michel Versluis, Univ. of Twente (Netherlands)
Detlef Lohse, Univ. of Twente (Netherlands)
Vance Parker, Cordin Scientific Imaging (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4948:
25th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics
Claude Cavailler; Graham P. Haddleton; Manfred Hugenschmidt, Editor(s)

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