A Column-Row-Parallel ASIC Architecture for 3-D Portable Medical Ultrasonic Imaging

@article{Chen2016ACA,
  title={A Column-Row-Parallel ASIC Architecture for 3-D Portable Medical Ultrasonic Imaging},
  author={Kailiang Chen and Hae-Seung Lee and Charles Sodini},
  journal={IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits},
  year={2016},
  volume={51},
  pages={738-751}
}
This paper presents a scalable column-row-parallel ASIC architecture for 3-D portable medical ultrasound. Through its programmable row-by-row or column-by-column operations for both transmit and receive beam-formation, linear scaling in interconnection, data acquisition complexity, power dissipation, and programming time is achieved. In addition, its per-element controllers can activate fine granularity aperture definition when more functionality is favored over the linear-scaling power and… CONTINUE READING

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