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Ultrasonic Exposimetry - Marvin C. Ziskin

Hardcover Published: 23rd November 1992
ISBN: 9780849364365
Number Of Pages: 480

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Ultrasonic Exposimetry presents the fundamentals of ultrasonics and discusses the theoretical background of acoustic wave generation and reception. Measurements, instrumentation, and interpretation of measured data (including error analysis) are examined in detail.
Ultrasound transducers, including transducers used in diagnostic imaging and therapeutic applications, are described. This section also presents a detailed description of transducers used in the recently introduced extracorporeal lithotripsy procedure.
Other topics examined in the book include current trends in labeling and characterizing acoustic devices (including present regulatory requirements and future implications), the operation of state-of-the-art miniature PVDF ultrasonic hydrophones and fiber optic hydrophones, recent advances in transducer calibration and calorimeter and radiation force measurements, and the intricacies of statistical error analysis.
Ultrasonic Exposimetry presents a wealth of invaluable information for students, instructors, researchers, biomedical engineers, and sonographers.

An Overview of Ultrasonic Exposimetry and Its Clinical Relevancep. 1
Physics of Ultrasoundp. 9
Sources of Ultrasonic Exposurep. 47
Relevant Field Parameters with Rationalep. 85
Measurement Techniquesp. 113
Hydrophone Measurementsp. 115
Radiation Force and Force Balancesp. 127
Optical Measuring Techniquesp. 143
Thermal Techniquesp. 163
The NIST Power Reference Sourcep. 169
Practical Implementations and Technology of Measurement Devicesp. 185
Techniques of Hydrophone Calibrationp. 217
The Angular Spectrum Method of Transducer Characterizationp. 257
Optical Fiber Ultrasonic Sensorsp. 283
Exposure Values for Medical Devicesp. 315
Intensity and Power Needed in Diagnostic Ultrasoundp. 345
Estimation of the Potential for Bioeffectsp. 371
Measurement Uncertainty in Ultrasonic Exposimetryp. 409
Indexp. 445
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ISBN: 9780849364365
ISBN-10: 0849364361
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 23rd November 1992
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.84
Edition Number: 1

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