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The Technology Of Miniature Acoustic Element Arrays
Author(s): N. Bom; C. T. Lancee; J. Ridder; C. Ligtvoet; J. Roelandt
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Paper Abstract

Two-dimensional real time systems have been introduced recently as one of the most significant steps forward in the enlargement of the diagnostic power of ultrasound systems, particularly in cardiology. Although very powerful, especially in the immediate qualitative assessment of cardiac size, geometry, and dynamic behaviour, the present systems as yet have not met the image requirements necessary for easy qualitative analysis. It seems certain that at a future stage research will enable improvement of present day images. The problem areas that remain unsolved are mainly a result of physical limitations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 March 1976
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0072, Cardiovascular Imaging and Image Processing: Theory and Practice, (11 March 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.954635
Show Author Affiliations
N. Bom, Erasmus University (United States)
C. T. Lancee, Erasmus University (United States)
J. Ridder, Erasmus University (United States)
C. Ligtvoet, Erasmus University (United States)
J. Roelandt, Erasmus University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0072:
Cardiovascular Imaging and Image Processing: Theory and Practice
Donald C. Harrison; Harry A. Miller, Editor(s)

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