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HIFU Linear concave phased array transducer



Note : all presented transducers are custom products designed according to the needs of a particular application. They are not catalogue products available on request

Features

  • Frequency: 1 MHz
  • Maximum intensity at surface: 5 W/cm²
  • Maximum intensity at focus: 5400 W/cm²
  • 128 channel array
  • Active dimension about 120 x 50 mm
  • Concave shape
  • Center hole for imaging probe positionning

Courtesy University of Michigan

Focus on bandwidth

The large bandwidth of this transducer allows its use in imaging mode

Papers

"Image-guided phased array system for ultrasound thermotherapy", P. Van Baren et al, IEEE 1996 Ultrasonics Symposium

"Therapeutic Ultrasound Phased Array: Practical Considerations and Design Strategies" J-U Kluiwstra et al in 1996 IEEE Ultrasonic Symposium

"Combined ultrasound image guidance and therapy using a therapeutic phased array " Claudio Simon et al in SPIE Medical Imaging 1998

 

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