Tissue Mimicking Materials for Thin Film Phantom
A systematic approach is proposed for developing tissue mimicking materials. Speed of sound and the attenuation coefficient slope are combined in a so-called c-α chart. The procedure described was used to produce the tissue mimicking materials with a speed of sound of 1540±6 m/s and the attenuation slopes of 0.3 dB/cm.MHz and 0.45 dB/cm.MHz with very low scatter as required for Thin Film Phantom. The tissue mimicking materials were applied to a TFP (Thin Film Phantom) system to get images of a character set made of digital scatterers deposited on a plastic substrate.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2002
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- Acta Acustica united with Acustica, published together with the European Acoustics Association (EAA), is an international, peer-reviewed journal on acoustics. It publishes original articles on all subjects in the field of acoustics, such as general linear acoustics, nonlinear acoustics, macrosonics, flow acoustics, atmospheric sound, underwater sound, ultrasonics, physical acoustics, structural acoustics, noise control, active control, environmental noise, building acoustics, room acoustics, acoustic materials, acoustic signal processing, computational and numerical acoustics, hearing, audiology and psychoacoustics, speech, musical acoustics, electroacoustics, auditory quality of systems. It reports on original scientific research in acoustics and on engineering applications. The journal considers scientific papers, technical and applied papers, book reviews, short communications, doctoral thesis abstracts, etc. In irregular intervals also special issues and review articles are published.
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