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Piezoelectric Materials, Ultrasound Transducers and Arrays Characterisation by Laser Interferometry.

N. Felix
VERMON, 180, rue du Général Renault, BP 3813, 37038 Tours Cedex-FRANCE
GIP Ultrasons / L.U.S.S.I, BP 3223, 37032 Tours Cedex-FRANCE
D. Certon, F. Patat and M. Lethiecq
GIP Ultrasons / L.U.S.S.I, BP 3223, 37032 Tours Cedex-FRANCE
Corresponding Author Contact:
Email: ultrasound@libertysurf.fr, Web: http://www.ifrance.com/ultrasons/

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Abstract :

Introduction

Experimental setup

Piezoelectric material characterisation

Ultrasound transducer characterisation

Conclusion

Acknowledgements

References

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  5. N. Felix, D. Certon, E. Lacaze, M. Lethiecq, and F. Patat, "Experimental Investigation of Cross-Coupling and its Influence on the Elementary Radiation Pattern in 1D Ultrasound Arrays", Proceedings of the IEEE International Ultrasonics, vol. 2, pp. 1053-1056, 1999.
  6. N. Felix, M. Lethiecq, C. Millar, et L. P. Tran-Huu-Hue, "Influence of piezoceramic composition, pitch and layout on the performances of sparse arrays transducers for medical imaging", SPIE's International Symposium on Medical Imaging : Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing, vol. 3982, pp. 225-233, 2000.
  7. N. Felix, D. Certon, L. Ratsimandresy, M. Lethiecq, and F. Patat, "1D ultrasound array for medical imaging, performances evaluation and characterization by laser interferometry", to be presented at the 2000 IEEE International Ultrasonics syposium, Puerto Rico.

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