Forward-looking IVUS transducer with front-end ASIC for 3D imaging

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Abstract

Forward-looking intravascular ultrasound (FL-IVUS) transducers are needed to image complex lesions in the coronary arteries, such as chronic total occlusions (CTOs). To achieve 2D and 3D FL-IVUS imaging, transducer arrays can be integrated at the tip of the catheter. However, connecting the elements is challenging due to the limited space available. In this work, we present a FL-IVUS matrix transducer consisting of 16 transmit and 64 receive elements, which are interfaced with an ASIC that requires only 4 micro-coaxial cables. The transducer performance was characterized by hydrophone measurements and FL imaging of three spherical reflectors

Original languageEnglish
Pages1-1
Number of pages1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: 6 Sep 20179 Sep 2017
http://ewh.ieee.org/conf/ius/2017/

Conference

Conference2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium
Abbreviated titleIUS 2017
CountryUnited States
CityWashington, DC
Period6/09/179/09/17
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Keywords

  • Transducers
  • Imaging
  • Three-dimensional displays
  • Two dimensional displays
  • Acoustic measurements
  • Pulse measurements
  • Steel

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