Effect of subaperture beamforming on phase coherence imaging

@article{Hasegawa2014EffectOS,
  title={Effect of subaperture beamforming on phase coherence imaging},
  author={Hideyuki Hasegawa and Hiroshi Kanai},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control},
  year={2014},
  volume={61},
  pages={1779-1790}
}
High-frame-rate echocardiography using unfocused transmit beams and parallel receive beamforming is a promising method for evaluation of cardiac function, such as imaging of rapid propagation of vibration of the heart wall resulting from electrical stimulation of the myocardium. In this technique, high temporal resolution is realized at the expense of spatial resolution and contrast. The phase coherence factor has been developed to improve spatial resolution and contrast in ultrasonography. It… CONTINUE READING

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