Portable high-frequency ultrasound imaging system design and hardware considerations

Insoo Kim, Hyunsoo Kim, Flavio Griggio, Richard L. Tutwiler, Thomas N. Jackson, Susan Trolier-McKinstry, Kyusun Choi

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Ultrasound techniques have wide use in various applications in numerous fields. The frequency range from 10 KHz to 1 MHz is widely used for SONAR (sound navigation and ranging), ultrasonic welding, therapeutic ultrasound, and humidifiers. A frequency range of 1-50 MHz is common in diagnostic sonography and nondestructive testing to find flaws in materials. Micron-sized silicon surface detection utilizes a frequency range of 50-200 MHz [1], and SAW (surface acoustic wave) devices use frequencies ranging from 1 to 10 GHz.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMedical Imaging
Subtitle of host publicationTechnology and Applications
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages35
ISBN (Electronic)9781466582637
ISBN (Print)9781466582620
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy
  • General Engineering
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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