A NEW LINEAR ARRAY IMAGING SYSTEM OF ELECTRICAL AND ULTRASONIC PROPERTIES IN A LIVING BODY

Akira Kimoto, Yuuta Taninaka, Katsunori Shida

Abstract

In this paper, a new linear array imaging system of ultrasonic and electrical properties in the living body is proposed. The proposed imaging system measures not only the ultrasonic property of the living body using the linear arrayed piezoelectric ceramic transducers, but also the electrical property using the surface electrodes of each piezoelectric ceramic transducer. From these data, ultrasonic and electrical properties in the same object space are simultaneously reconstructed. In the experiment, propagation time and electrical voltage of the living body model are measured by the proposed imaging system based on linear arrayed eight piezoelectric ceramic transducers. Ultrasonic and electrical properties are reconstructed from the measurement values. It was found that the ultrasonic and electrical properties in the same space could be reconstructed by the proposed imaging system. Therefore, it is suggested that the proposed imaging system has potential for application although there are some problems that must be solved.

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Kimoto A., Taninaka Y. and Shida K. (2009). A NEW LINEAR ARRAY IMAGING SYSTEM OF ELECTRICAL AND ULTRASONIC PROPERTIES IN A LIVING BODY . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111- 64-7, pages 372-375. DOI: 10.5220/0001543103720375


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@conference{biodevices09,
author={Akira Kimoto and Yuuta Taninaka and Katsunori Shida},
title={A NEW LINEAR ARRAY IMAGING SYSTEM OF ELECTRICAL AND ULTRASONIC PROPERTIES IN A LIVING BODY},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={372-375},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001543103720375},
isbn={978-989-8111- 64-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2009)
TI - A NEW LINEAR ARRAY IMAGING SYSTEM OF ELECTRICAL AND ULTRASONIC PROPERTIES IN A LIVING BODY
SN - 978-989-8111- 64-7
AU - Kimoto A.
AU - Taninaka Y.
AU - Shida K.
PY - 2009
SP - 372
EP - 375
DO - 10.5220/0001543103720375