Ultrasound Localization Microscopy and Super-Resolution: A State of the Art

  title={Ultrasound Localization Microscopy and Super-Resolution: A State of the Art},
  author={Olivier Couture and Vincent Hingot and Baptiste Heiles and Pauline Muleki-Seya and Mickael Tanter},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control},
  • O. CoutureV. Hingot M. Tanter
  • Published 26 June 2018
  • Medicine
  • IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control
Because it drives the compromise between resolution and penetration, the diffraction limit has long represented an unreachable summit to conquer in ultrasound imaging. Within a few years after the introduction of optical localization microscopy, we proposed its acoustic alter ego that exploits the micrometric localization of microbubble contrast agents to reconstruct the finest vessels in the body in-depth. Various groups now working on the subject are optimizing the localization precision… 

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