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Kobi Vortman, Shuki Vitek, Avner Ezion: Acoustic beam forming in phased arrays including large numbers of transducer elements. Insightec Image Guided Treatment, Goodwin Procter, November 3, 2009: US07611462 (53 worldwide citation)

A focused ultrasound system includes a transducer array, a controller for providing drive signals to the transducer array, and a switch. The transducer array includes a plurality of “n” transducer elements, and the controller includes a plurality of “m” output channels providing sets of drive signal ...


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Kobi Vortman, Shuki Vitek, Avner Ezion: Acoustic beam forming in phased arrays including large numbers of transducer elements. InSightec, Bingham McCutchen, August 23, 2011: US08002706 (29 worldwide citation)

A focused ultrasound system includes a transducer array, a controller for providing drive signals to the transducer array, and a switch. The transducer array includes a plurality of “n” transducer elements, and the controller includes a plurality of “m” output channels providing sets of drive signal ...


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Vortman Kobi, Vitek Shuki, Ezion Avner: Acoustic beam forming in phased arrays including large numbers of transducer elements. Insightec Image Guided Treatment, Vortman Kobi, Vitek Shuki, Ezion Avner, December 2, 2004: WO/2004/103472 (15 worldwide citation)

A focused ultrasound system (10) includes a transducer array (4) having a plurality of 'n' transducer elements (22al) and a controller (18) having a plurality of 'm' (with 'm' < 'n') output channels (34all) providing sets of drive signals having respective phase shift values. A switch (20) is config ...


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Vortman Kobi, Vitek Shuki, Ezion Avner: Acoustic beam forming in phased arrays including large numbers of transducer elements. Insightec Image Guided Treat L, February 15, 2006: EP1624934-A1

A focused ultrasound system includes a transducer array, a controller for providing drive signals to the transducer array, and a switch. The transducer array includes a plurality of "n" transducer elements, and the controller includes a plurality of "m" output channels providing sets of drive signal ...


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Kobi Vortman, Shuki Vitek, Avner Ezion: Acoustic beam forming in phased arrays including large numbers of transducer elements. Insightec Image Guided Treatment, Bingham McCutchen, November 25, 2004: US20040236253-A1

A focused ultrasound system includes a transducer array, a controller for providing drive signals to the transducer array, and a switch. The transducer array includes a plurality of “n” transducer elements, and the controller includes a plurality of “m” output channels providing sets of drive signal ...


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Kobi Vortman, Shuki Vitek, Avner Ezion: Acoustic Beam Forming in Phased Arrays Including Large Numbers of Transducer Elements. Goodwin Procter, March 4, 2010: US20100056962-A1

A focused ultrasound system includes a transducer array, a controller for providing drive signals to the transducer array, and a switch. The transducer array includes a plurality of “n” transducer elements, and the controller includes a plurality of “m” output channels providing sets of drive signal ...