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Manzaneque Garcia, T. (author), Lu, Ruochen (author), Yang, Yansong (author), Gong, Songbin (author)
This paper demonstrates low-loss acoustic delay lines (ADLs) based on shear-horizontal waves in thin-film LiNbO <sub>3</sub> for the first time. Due to its high electromechanical coupling, the shear-horizontal mode is suited for producing devices with large bandwidths. Here, we show that shear-horizontal waves in LiNbO <sub>3</sub> thin...
journal article 2019
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Mohd Isa, W.H.B. (author), Hunt, A. (author), Hossein Nia Kani, S.H. (author)
Ionic polymer–metal composites (IPMC) are smart material transducers that bend in response to low-voltage stimuli and generate voltage in response to bending. IPMCs are mechanically compliant, simple in construction, and easy to cut into desired shape. This allows the designing of novel sensing and actuation systems, e.g., for soft and bio...
journal article 2019
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Janjic, Jovana (author), Tan, M. (author), Daeichin, V. (author), Noothout, E.C. (author), Chen, C. (author), Chen, Z. (author), Chang, Z.Y. (author), Beurskens, Robert H.S.H. (author), van Soest, G. (author), van der Steen, A.F.W. (author), Verweij, M.D. (author), Pertijs, M.A.P. (author), de Jong, N. (author)
Intravascular ultrasound is an imaging modality used to visualize atherosclerosis from within the inner lumen of human arteries. Complex lesions like chronic total occlusions require forward-looking intravascular ultrasound (FL-IVUS), instead of the conventional side-looking geometry. Volumetric imaging can be achieved with 2D array...
journal article 2018
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D'Urbino, Michele (author), Chen, C. (author), Chen, Z. (author), Chang, Z.Y. (author), Ponte, Jacco (author), Lippe, Boris (author), Pertijs, M.A.P. (author)
This paper presents a power- and area-efficient approach to digitizing the echo signals received by piezoelectric transducer elements, commonly used for ultrasound imaging. This technique utilizes such elements not only as sensors but also as the loop filter of an element-level δσ analog to digital converter (ADC). The receiver chain is thus...
journal article 2018
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Daeichin, V. (author), Bera, D. (author), Raghunathan, S.B. (author), Shabanimotlagh, M. (author), Chen, Z. (author), Chen, C. (author), Noothout, E.C. (author), Vos, H.J. (author), Pertijs, M.A.P. (author), de Jong, N. (author), Verweij, M.D. (author), More Authors (author)
This paper presents the design, fabrication and characterization of a miniature PZT-on-CMOS matrix transducer for real-time pediatric 3-dimensional (3D) transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). This 3D TEE probe consists of a 32 × 32 array of PZT elements integrated on top of an Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC). We propose a...
journal article 2018
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Bera, D. (author), Van Den Adel, Franc (author), Radeljic-Jakic, Nikola (author), Lippe, Boris (author), Soozande, M. (author), Pertijs, M.A.P. (author), Verweij, M.D. (author), Kruizinga, P. (author), Daeichin, V. (author), Vos, H.J. (author), van der Steen, A.F.W. (author), Bosch, Johan G. (author), de Jong, N. (author)
We describe a 3-D multiline parallel beamforming scheme for real-time volumetric ultrasound imaging using a prototype matrix transesophageal echocardiography probe with diagonally diced elements and separated transmit and receive arrays. The elements in the smaller rectangular transmit array are directly wired to the ultrasound system. The...
journal article 2018
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Tan, M. (author), Chen, C. (author), Chen, Z. (author), Janjic, Jovana (author), Daeichin, V. (author), Chang, Z.Y. (author), Noothout, E.C. (author), van Soest, G. (author), Verweij, M.D. (author), de Jong, N. (author), Pertijs, M.A.P. (author)
This paper presents an area- and power-efficient application-specified integrated circuit (ASIC) for 3-D forward-looking intravascular ultrasound imaging. The ASIC is intended to be mounted at the tip of a catheter, and has a circular active area with a diameter of 1.5 mm on the top of which a 2-D array of piezoelectric transducer elements is...
journal article 2018
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Kang, E. (author), Ding, Q. (author), Shabanimotlagh, M. (author), Kruizinga, P. (author), Chang, Z.Y. (author), Noothout, E.C. (author), Vos, H.J. (author), Bosch, J.W. (author), Verweij, M.D. (author), de Jong, N. (author), Pertijs, M.A.P. (author)
This paper presents an ultrasound transceiver application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) designed for 3-D ultrasonic imaging of the carotid artery. This application calls for an array of thousands of ultrasonic transducer elements, far exceeding the number of channels of conventional imaging systems. The 3.6 x 6.8 mm&amp;#x00B2; ASIC...
journal article 2018
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Bera, D. (author), Raghunathan, S.B. (author), Chen, C. (author), Chen, Z. (author), Pertijs, M.A.P. (author), Verweij, M.D. (author), Daeichin, V. (author), Vos, H.J. (author), van der Steen, A.F.W. (author), de Jong, N. (author), Bosch, J.G. (author)
Until now, no matrix transducer has been realized for 3D transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) in pediatric patients. In 3D TEE with a matrix transducer, the biggest challenges are to connect a large number of elements to a standard ultrasound system, and to achieve a high volume rate (&gt;200 Hz). To address these issues, we have recently...
journal article 2018
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Chen, C. (author), Chen, Z. (author), Bera, Deep (author), Raghunathan, S.B. (author), Shabanimotlagh, M. (author), Noothout, E.C. (author), Chang, Z.Y. (author), Ponte, Jacco (author), Prins, Christian (author), Vos, H.J. (author), Bosch, J.G. (author), Verweij, M.D. (author), de Jong, N. (author), Pertijs, M.A.P. (author)
This paper presents a power-and area-efficient front-end application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) that is directly integrated with an array of 32 × 32 piezoelectric transducer elements to enable next-generation miniature ultrasound probes for real-time 3-D transesophageal echocardiography. The 6.1 × 6.1 mm<sup>2</sup> ASIC, implemented...
journal article 2017
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Lajoinie, Guillaume (author), Lee, Jeong Yu (author), Owen, Joshua (author), Kruizinga, P. (author), de Jong, N. (author), Van Soest, Gijs (author), Stride, Eleanor (author), Versluis, Michel (author)
Photoacoustic (PA) imaging offers several attractive features as a biomedical imaging modality, including excellent spatial resolution and functional information such as tissue oxygenation. A key limitation, however, is the contrast to noise ratio that can be obtained from tissue depths greater than 1-2 mm. Microbubbles coated with an...
journal article 2017
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Šmíd, R. (author), Hänsel, A. (author), Pravdová, L. (author), Sobota, J. (author), Cíp, O. (author), Bhattacharya, N. (author)
In this work we present a design of an external optical cavity based on Fabry-Perot etalons applied to a 100 MHz Er-doped fiber optical frequency comb working at 1560 nm to increase its repetition frequency. A Fabry-Perot cavity is constructed based on a transportable cage system with two silver mirrors in plano-concave geometry including the...
journal article 2016
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Ramirez, Ana B (author), van Dongen, K.W.A. (author)
The design of ultrasound scanning systems for applications such as breast cancer detection is a challenging task, especially when the number of sources and receivers increases and they become spread over a large surface. In order to determine the number of transducers and above all their position, several approaches could be followed. A simple...
conference paper 2016
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Chen, C. (author), Chen, Z. (author), Chang, Z.Y. (author), Pertijs, M.A.P. (author)
This paper presents a power- and area-efficient 9-channel LNA array for piezoelectric ultrasound transducers to enable real-time 3D imaging with miniature endoscopic and catheter-based probes. In view of the relatively low impedance of piezoelectric transducers, the LNA is implemented as a capacitive feedback voltage amplifier, rather than a...
conference paper 2015
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Westerveld, W.J. (author)
We demonstrated that photonic micro-ring resonators can be used in micro-machined ultrasound microphones. This might cause a breakthrough in array transducers for ultrasonography; first because optical multiplexing allows array interrogation via one optical fiber and second because the silicon-on-insulator technology allows cost-effective...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Alles, E.J. (author)
Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is a medical imaging modality aimed at imaging blood vessel walls from within the vessel. Current commercial IVUS catheters are designed to yield two-dimensional cross-sectional images perpendicular to the vessel wall. By pulling the catheter back through the artery (in the ‘axial direction’), and stacking the...
doctoral thesis 2012
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Maresca, D. (author), Jansen, K. (author), Renaud, G. (author), Van Soest, G. (author), Li, X. (author), Zhou, Q. (author), De Jong, N. (author), Shung, K.K. (author), Van der Steen, A.F.W. (author)
We demonstrate the feasibility of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) chirp imaging as well as chirp reversal ultrasound contrast imaging at intravascular ultrasound frequency. Chirp excitations were emitted with a 34?MHz single crystal intravascular transducer and compared to conventional Gaussian-shaped pulses of equal acoustic pressure. The...
journal article 2012
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Wu, R. (author), Chae, Y. (author), Huijsing, J.H. (author), Makinwa, K.A.A. (author)
This paper presents a 20-b read-out IC with ±40-mV full-scale range that is intended for use with bridge transducers. It consists of a current-feedback instrumentation amplifier (CFIA) followed by a switched-capacitor incremental ΔΣ ADC. The CFIA's offset and 1/ <i>f</i> noise are mitigated by chopping, while its gain accuracy and gain drift are...
journal article 2012
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Huijssen, J. (author), Verweij, M.D. (author)
The development and optimization of medical ultrasound transducers and imaging modalities require a computational method that accurately predicts the nonlinear acoustic pressure field. A prospective method should provide the wide-angle, pulsed field emitted by an arbitrary planar source distribution and propagating in a three-dimensional, large...
journal article 2010
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Bakker, M.C.M. (author)
doctoral thesis 2000
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