Measurement of finite amplitude ultrasound wave fields by light beam CT

Iwaki Akiyama, Yukihiro Nishida, Hisao Wak, Masato Nakajima, Shin Ichi Yuta

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This paper describes an optical method to observe waveform distortion due to the finite amplitude ultrasound propagation. Distribution of magnitude and phase of each harmonic component in the plane normal to ultrasound beam axis is reconstructed from the diffraction spectrum through CT algorithm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-99
Number of pages3
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics
Issue numberS1
Publication statusPublished - 1986 Jan


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  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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