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Ultrasound transducers may be mapped by varying a focus-affecting parameter and adjusting the parameter so as to improve focus quality. In some embodiments, mapping involves successively varying the phase of one transducer element, or group of elements, with respect to a constant phase of the other transducer elements, and determining the phase at which a tissue displacement in the ultrasound focus is maximized.

Title
Mapping ultrasound transducers
Application Number
12/904655
Publication Number
8661873 (B2)
Application Date
October 14, 2010
Publication Date
March 4, 2014
Inventor
Dov Maor
Haifa
IL
Yoni Hertzberg
Givataim
IL
Yoav Medan
Haifa
IL
Agent
Bingham McCutchen
Assignee
Insightec
IL
IPC
A61N 7/00
G01N 29/30
G01H 17/00
G10K 11/34
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