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US20140157901 COMBINED ULTRASOUND AND PHOTOACOUSTIC IMAGING OF METAL OBJECTS  
Methods of combined ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging are provided. In some embodiments, the methods may be used to determine the location or positioning of a metal object in a sample. In other...
US20090095086 SCANNING ACOUSTIC MICROSCOPE WITH PROFILOMETER FUNCTION  
A scanning acoustic microscope, comprising an ultrasonic transducer, a motor assembly on which the ultrasonic transducer is mounted, a controller that is electrically connected to the transducer...
US20080022774 Imaging thin film structures by scanning acoustic microscopy  
A method and apparatus for Scanning Acoustic Microscopy (SAM) for testing of a semiconductor device having a first surface and a second surface with bonding features secured to said first surface...
US20110111394 CTGF AS A BIOMARKER, THERAPEUTIC AND DIAGNOSTIC TARGET  
The invention provides CTGF which is associated with the cardiovascular diseases and hematological diseases. The invention also provides assays for the identification of compounds useful in the...
US20080276709 Method for Generation Mechanical Waves by Generation of Interfacial Acoustic Radiation Force  
The present invention relates to a method for generating mechanical waves within a viscoelastic medium (11) comprising a step of generating an acoustic radiation force (15) within the viscoelastic...
US20060272418 Opto-acoustic methods and apparatus for perfoming high resolution acoustic imaging and other sample probing and modification operations  
One aspect of the present invention concerns scanning acoustic microscopes in which sound waves used for imaging purposes are generated by an opto-acoustical process. A scanning acoustic...
US20090143681 Method for measuring of thicknesses of materials using an ultrasound technique  
The invention relates to a method for measuring thicknesses of materials of multilayered structure. This method includes transmitting one or more ultrasound signals including different frequencies...
US20110016977 Scan Patterns for Electronically Positioned Apertures on an Array  
A plane or volume is scanned with ultrasound. Electronic movement of apertures is used during the scanning. Scanning with the apertures is interleaved. The apertures move along the array in...
US20120125110 Acoustic Micro Imaging Device with a Scan While Loading Feature  
A scanning acoustic microscope comprises a structure including a loading portion and a scanning portion, a transducer disposed in the scanning portion and operable to develop ultrasonic energy,...
US20110036171 ENHANCED ULTRA-HIGH RESOLUTION ACOUSTIC MICROSCOPE  
An optical-acoustic transducer structure includes at least one metal or semiconducting film in which a part of a pump light pulse is absorbed to generate a sound pulse; and at least one dielectric...
US20080022775 Non-contact thermo-elastic property measurement and imaging system for quantitative nondestructive evaluation of materials  
A non-contact thermo-elastic property measurement and imaging system and method thereof are described. Acoustic energy is incident on a first surface of a specimen under test. The acoustic energy...
US20120210795 TWO-DIMENSIONAL VIRTUAL ARRAY PROBE FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL ULTRASONIC IMAGING  
Provided is a 2-dimensional virtual array probe for 3-dimensional ultrasonic imaging. The probe includes: an ultrasonic transducer; a metallic probe body including an ultrasonic wave emission...
US20090293621 ULTRASONIC INSPECTION EQUIPMENT AND ULTRASONIC INSPECTION METHOD  
Ultrasonic inspection equipment facilitates alignment of display positions of three-dimensional ultrasonic inspection data and three-dimensional shape data, and quickly discriminates between a...
US20140196543 Scanning Acoustic Microscope with an Inverted Transducer and Bubbler Functionality  
A scanning acoustic microscope includes a transducer mounted in a cup below a particular elevation capable of producing ultrasonic energy and a coupling fluid source disposed below the particular...
US20120125109 SCANNING ACOUSTIC MICROSCOPE WITH AN INVERTED TRANSDUCER AND BUBBLER FUNCTIONALITY  
A scanning acoustic microscope includes a transducer mounted in a cup below a particular elevation and a coupling fluid source disposed below the particular elevation and which is adapted to...
US20110167913 IMAGING DEVICES FOR MEASURING THE STRUCTURE OF A SURFACE  
Imaging devices for measuring a structure of a surface and methods of use are provided. In certain embodiments, an imaging device includes at least one nano-mechanical resonator pair. The pair...
US20090000382 NON-CONTACT ACOUSTO-THERMAL METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING INCIPIENT DAMAGE IN MATERIALS  
A non-contact acousto-thermal method and apparatus are provided for detection of incipient damage in materials. The apparatus utilizes an ultrasonic horn which receives an acoustic wave generated...
US20130031981 IMAGING METHOD AND APPARATUS USING SHEAR WAVES  
An imaging method using shear waves for observing a viscoelastic medium, comprising: several successive excitation steps j during which elastic shear waves are generated respectively at different...
US20100251822 ULTRASONIC INSPECTION DEVICE AND ULTRASONIC INSPECTION METHOD  
An ultrasonic transducer is provided with a distance measuring ultrasonic sensor for detecting a distance between the ultrasonic transducer and a surface of an inspection object and an inclination...
US20070006656 System and method for monitoring deposition within tubes of a heating system  
A system and method for determining deposition parameters within an industrial heating system is provided. The system includes a phased array probe arranged adjacent to a tube within the...
US20150053011 ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER DRIVING CIRCUIT AND ULTRASONIC IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS  
An ultrasonic transducer driving circuit configured to supply an output current and/or an output voltage to an output line for driving an ultrasonic transducer is provided. The ultrasonic...
US20150053010 ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER DRIVING CIRCUIT AND ULTRASONIC IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS  
An ultrasonic transducer driving circuit configured to supply an output current and/or an output voltage to an output line for driving an ultrasonic transducer is provided. The ultrasonic...
US20130104658 ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER DRIVING CIRUIT AND ULTRASONIC IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS  
An ultrasonic transducer driving circuit configured to supply an output current and/or an output voltage to an output line for driving an ultrasonic transducer is provided. The ultrasonic...
US20080314153 HAND-HELD FLAW DETECTOR IMAGING APPARATUS  
The present invention relates to a flaw detector imaging apparatus for detecting and visualizing a flaw in a target material to be investigated, comprising an ultrasonic phase-array probe...
US20110097006 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMAGING  
An imaging device, is provided, comprising: a plurality of compression circuits configured to receive K initial imaging signals and to generate second through Kth modified imaging signals, and a...
US20130018269 ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER AND ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS  
An ultrasound transducer includes a substrate and a lower electrode layer, a lower insulating layer, an upper insulating layer, and an upper electrode layer. The lower insulating layer and the...
US20130031980 Ultrasonic Probe, Production Method Therefor, and Ultrasonic Diagnostic Apparatus  
Disclosed is an ultrasonic probe wherein the warpage of a CMUT due to thermal stress produced at the joint between a backing layer and the CMUT is minimized, thereby improving the durability of...
US20120204648 MULTI-FOCUS OPTICAL-RESOLUTION PHOTOACOUSTIC MICROSCOPY WITH ULTRASONIC ARRAY DETECTION  
A probe for use with an imaging system, including a scanning device configured to receive a first light beam from a light source, a beam-divider configured to split the first light beam into a...
US20100251823 ACOUSTIC TRANSDUCER AND IMAGE GENERATION APPARATUS  
An acoustic transducer has a first transducer which transmits an acoustic primary wave having two frequency components, and a second transducer which, in order to receive a reflected wave of an...
US20070034011 Method and apparatus for dynamic focusing in ultrasonic imaging  
A dynamic focusing apparatus and method for ultrasonic imaging, using transducer frequency encoding technique to map different positions of the surface of a transducer to different frequency...
US20080178677 Ultrasound Probe Assembly and Method of Fabrication  
An ultrasonic imaging system (200). An exemplary system includes an array of transducer elements (50) arranged along a first plane (P1) for transmitting first signals and receiving reflected...
US20100275690 Method For Examining A Medium  
The present invention relates to a method for examining a medium (19), comprising the following steps of: transmitting a measurement input signal (4) comprising at least one measurement frequency,...
US20100156404 ULTRASONIC PROBE FOR PRODUCING FOUR DIMENSIONAL IMAGE  
The present invention relates to an ultrasonic probe for producing a real-time three dimensional live action image (a four dimensional image), which has a long lifetime, and an improved image...
US20120137778 ULTRASONIC INSPECTION EQUIPMENT AND ULTRASONIC INSPECTION METHOD  
Ultrasonic inspection equipment facilitates alignment of display positions of three-dimensional ultrasonic inspection data and three-dimensional shape data, and quickly discriminates between a...
US20150160120 OPTICAL MICROSCOPY SYSTEMS BASED ON PHOTOACOUSTIC IMAGING  
The present application discloses optical microscopy systems and related method that use modulation techniques and contrast agents to enable the systems to detect nonlinear photoacoustic signals...
US20090282922 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MONITORING A SYSTEM  
A method for monitoring a system, in which a plurality of acoustic images are recorded and compared at defined intervals of time over a period of time extending several weeks. A large system can...
US20170067857 ULTRASONIC INSPECTION APPARATUS, ULTRASONIC INSPECTION SYSTEM, AND ULTRASONIC INSPECTION METHOD  
To minimize contact between water and a work piece that should avoid water and obtain good images in ultrasonic inspection, an ultrasonic probe that irradiates a work piece with an ultrasonic wave...
US20160153939 CAPACITIVE MICROMACHINED ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER AND TEST OBJECT INFORMATION ACQUIRING APPARATUS INCLUDING CAPACITIVE MICROMACHINED ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER  
A capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer includes a first insulating film and a second insulating film disposed with a gap therebetween, a first electrode and a second electrode disposed...
US20160120412 PHANTOM  
This invention provides a phantom whose light propagation characteristics and acoustic propagation characteristics are similar to those of human tissues and which allows detection of an absorber...
US20160109393 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PERFORMING TRUNCATED-CORRELATION PHOTOTHERMAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY  
Photothermal imaging systems and methods are disclosed that employ truncated-correlation photothermal coherence tomography (TC-PCT). According to the example methods disclosed herein, photothermal...
US20160061715 Photoacoustic Imager  
This photoacoustic imager is configured to decide the width of a pulse on the basis of a detection sound wave frequency band of a detection portion and to decide the number of pulses in one cycle...
US20160003777 RECORDING DEVICE AND RECORDING METHOD  
The invention relates to a recording device comprising an excitation module (2, 10; 9, 10) which stimulates the sample (3) for emitting pressure waves, an acoustic module (9, 10) for detecting the...
US20140208853 ULTRASONIC DEVICE, ULTRASONIC PROBE, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, AND ULTRASONIC IMAGING APPARATUS  
Provided is an ultrasonic device including: an ultrasonic element array substrate having a plurality of ultrasonic elements that each include a piezoelectric body; an acoustic lens secured via an...
US20140007688 ACOUSTO-OPTIC IMAGING SYSTEM, AND ACOUSTO-OPTIC IMAGING APPARATUS  
An acousto-optic imaging system includes: an ultrasonic wave source for irradiating an imaged object with an ultrasonic wave; an acoustic lens for converting a scattered wave of the ultrasonic...
US20130042688 PHOTOACOUSTIC IMAGING APPARATUS  
A photoacoustic imaging apparatus for detecting a photoacoustic image of a detected object is provided. The photoacoustic imaging apparatus includes a laser probe and a transparent ultrasonic...

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