BMEN 632: Advanced Ultrasonic Imaging Techniques


Advanced techniques of ultrasonic image formation for biomedical applications. Acoustic wave propagation. A, B, C, M and Doppler ultrasonic imaging modes. Interaction of ultrasound with biological tissue. Acoustical holography. Ultrasonic transducer design and calibration.  Transducer arrays. Ultrasound detection modes. Laboratory demonstrations will include Schieren visualization of ultrasound fields and transducer calibration techniques.  Assumes a background in linear systems.