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Virtual design of medical transducers
Author(s): Wenwu Cao
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Paper Abstract

Computer simulation has been used widely in medical ultrasonic transducer designs. One could now construct and test an transducer entirely ion a virtual basis. Such a virtual design and testing procedure not only can save us time and money, but also provide better understanding on design failures and allow us to modify designs more efficiently and economically. This paper is intended to give a brief review on virtual transducer design procedure using a few examples and also list the necessary precautions while using such advanced design tools.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3341, Medical Imaging 1998: Ultrasonic Transducer Engineering, (1 May 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.308003
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Wenwu Cao, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3341:
Medical Imaging 1998: Ultrasonic Transducer Engineering
K. Kirk Shung, Editor(s)

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