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Transducer design simulation using finite element method
Author(s): Wenwu Cao
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Paper Abstract

The fast development of computer power and computational algorithms has made it possible to design complex transducers and arrays using computer simulation. Practical example are given here for transducer modeling using 3-D finite element method (FEM) instead of the traditional 1-D equivalent circuit models. The merits and deficiencies of the frequency domain and time domain FEM formulations also are analyzed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 April 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3037, Medical Imaging 1997: Ultrasonic Transducer Engineering, (10 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.271318
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Wenwu Cao, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3037:
Medical Imaging 1997: Ultrasonic Transducer Engineering
K. Kirk Shung, Editor(s)

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