High frequency nonlinear B-scan imaging of microbubble contrast agents

@article{Goertz2005HighFN,
  title={High frequency nonlinear B-scan imaging of microbubble contrast agents},
  author={D. E. Goertz and Emmanuel W Cherin and Andrew Needles and Raffi Karshafian and A. S. Brown and P. N. Burns and F. S. Foster},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control},
  year={2005},
  volume={52},
  pages={65-79}
}
It was previously shown that it is possible to produce nonlinear scattering from microbubble contrast agents using transmit frequencies in the 14-32 MHz range, suggesting the possibility of performing high-frequency, nonlinear microbubble imaging. In this study, we describe the development of nonlinear microbubble B-scan imaging instrumentation capable of operating at transmit center frequencies between 10 and 50 MHz. The system underwent validation experiments using transmit frequencies of 20… CONTINUE READING

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