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Application Of Pulse Compression Techniques To Medical Ultrasound
Author(s): S. I. Parks; M. Linzer
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Paper Abstract

The application of pulse compression to medical ultrasound is discussed. This approach can decrease peak power and increase sensitivity in ultrasonic diagnosis. A prototype system with 8:1 compression ratio and 0.6 is resolution is described. Compressed echo wave-forms were obtained from an aluminum bar and from a human heart in vivo.

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Date Published: 23 December 1976
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0096, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine V, (23 December 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.965437
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S. I. Parks, National Bureau of Standards (United States)
M. Linzer, National Bureau of Standards (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0096:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine V
Robert K. Cacak; Paul L. Carson; Gregory Dubuque; Joel E. Gray; William R. Hendee; Raymond P. Rossi; Arthur Haus, Editor(s)

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