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New Developments in Ultrasonic Transducers and Transducer Systems
Editor(s): Frederick L. Lizzi

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Volume Number: 1733
Date Published: 5 November 1992

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New opportunities in ultrasonic transducers emerging from innovations in piezoelectric materials (Invited Paper)
Author(s): Wallace Arden Smith
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New developments in piezoelectric polymer ultrasound transducers and transducer systems
Author(s): Lewis F. Brown
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Nonlinearity of a composite relaxor ferroelectric transducer
Author(s): Jian-yu Lu; Tai K. Song; James F. Greenleaf; Clyde G. Oakley
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Ceramic-epoxy composite transducers for noncontacting ultrasonic applications
Author(s): Gordon Hayward; Anthony Gachagan; Robin Hamilton; D. A. Hutchins; W. M.D. Wright
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Development of an efficient transducer design tool: complete finite element modeling of transducer performance parameters on a PC
Author(s): Jun Lan; Michael J. Simoneau; Stephen G. Boucher
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Diffraction-limited beams and their applications for ultrasonic imaging and tissue characterization (Invited Paper)
Author(s): Jian-yu Lu; James F. Greenleaf
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Improved imaging rate through simultaneous transmission of several ultrasound beams
Author(s): Raoul Mallart; Mathias Fink
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Frequency scanning, front viewing, alternating polarity transducer array for ultrasound imaging system
Author(s): Narendra T. Sanghvi; Ryuichi Shinomura; C. Nakaya; K. Katakura
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Dual frequency piezoelectric transducer for medical applications
Author(s): M. S.S. Bolorforosh
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Novel ultrasonic dynamic focusing system with reduced hardware complexity
Author(s): Tai K. Song; James F. Greenleaf
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Quasi-omnidirectional transducers for ultrasonic electronic-beacon guidance of invasive devices
Author(s): David H. R. Vilkomerson; Bayard Gardineer; Hickmat Hojeibane
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Modeling refraction and attenuation effects in invasive ultrasound probes
Author(s): Joe F. Guess
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Improved performance of the optically scanned transducer
Author(s): C. W. Turner; M. S.S. Bolorforosh
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Two-dimensional transducer arrays for medical ultrasound: beamforming and imaging (Invited Paper)
Author(s): Daniel H. Turnbull; F. Stuart Foster
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Design and evaluation of ultrasonic arrays using 1-3 connectivity composites
Author(s): David D.N. Hall; Jeremy T. Bennett; Gordon Hayward
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Real-time 3D ultrasound imaging with a 1D fan-beam transducer array
Author(s): Robert Entrekin; Philip Keller; Brent Robinson
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Artifact reduction through the use of concave linear arrays
Author(s): Michael H. Slayton; Tim P. Roelike
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Focusing and steering of ultrasonic waves generated by a sixteen-laser source array
Author(s): Marie-Helene Noroy; Daniel Royer; Mathias Fink
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Conceptual monolithic pad grid array connector for transducer interconnects
Author(s): Scott S. Corbett III; Robert F. Stanton
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Development of 1-3 ceramic-air composite transducers (Invited Paper)
Author(s): Clyde G. Oakley; Peter Marsh
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Some conceptual approaches to innovative medical ultrasound transducers
Author(s): John M. Reid
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Improving transducer performance using multiple active layers
Author(s): John A. Hossack; B. A. Auld
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Enhanced bandwidth ultrasound transducers with multiple piezoelectric polymer layers
Author(s): Peter A. Lewin; Qian Zhang; Philip E. Bloomfield
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Micromachined acoustic matching layers
Author(s): Matthew I. Haller; Butrus T. Khuri-Yakub
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Thickness characterization of refractory linings by low-frequency ultrasonic waves
Author(s): Antonino S. Fiorillo; Nicola Lamberti; N. Pappalardo
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Interfacing very high frequency transducers to digital-acquisition scanning systems
Author(s): Frederick L. Lizzi; M. C. Rorke; J. B. Sokil-Melgar; Andrew Kalisz; Jack Driller; Jerome L. Shupack; Matthew J. Stiller; D. Jackson Coleman M.D.
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Ultrasonic nondestructive testing with time reversal mirrors
Author(s): N. Chakroun; Mathias Fink; Fengqing Wu
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New selection criterion for piezoelectric transducer materials for optimal electro-acoustic power conversion
Author(s): Hai V. Tran; Edward H. David Jr.
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Real-time three-dimensional imaging sonar for in-situ tracking of zooplankton in the ocean
Author(s): Edward L. Reuss; Jules S. Jaffe
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