NDE, Materials Science
Full Matrix Capture of a composite material, using the Vantage system for data acquisition and Bristol BRAIN software for reconstruction. Composite materials are highly anisotropic making imaging very difficult.
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High Frequency Imaging
Venous valve leaflets in a vein in the arm, acquired with the KOLO L38-22v CMUT Linear Array transducer. This 30MHz image shows structure of the vein wall and blood flow through the valve with respiration.
High resolution image of a mouse brain produced using ultrafast power Doppler acquisition sequences without micro bubbles. The image, showing vascularity within the hippocampus, was acquired using a Vantage 256 High Frequency configuration and a 40 MHz transducer from Visualsonics.
Image courtesy of Prof. Chih-Chung Huang, Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Hand-held, b-mode imaging of a mouse kidney, acquired at 30MHz using a wide-beam, spatial compounding script on a Vantage 128 High Frequency system with the L38-22v CMUT linear array.
HIFU and FUS Research
Focused Ultrasound delivers high intensity energy in very small areas, enabling research in therapeutic techniques that utilize thermal effects, cavitation or histotripsy. This image shows the focal spot of a HIFUPlex simulation.
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This video was acquired with the finger immersed in water, and the transducer scan plane tangential to the finger surface. Vantage systems enable research and development in novel biometric techniques.
Full Matrix Capture of a steel sample with an irregular surface at 5MHz. The University of Bristol’s BRAIN software uses adaptive beamforming techniques to faithfully reconstruct this image.