Shell resonance responses in ultrasound contrast agents

John Allen, Dustin Kruse, Jeff Jones, Katherine Ferrara

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Abstract

Ultrasound contrast agents are modeled as spherical elastic shells whose scattering characteristics are expressed using a modal series solution. Novel multipole resonance responses in the low frequency regime are found for agents with shells greater than 25 nm. The dipole peaks appear to be associated with a specific type of Lamb wave unique to curved shells. The peaks grow and shrink for various material and shell thickness parameters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium
PublisherIEEE
Pages1677-1679
Number of pages3
Volume2
StatePublished - 1999
Event1999 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium - Caesars Tahoe, NV, USA
Duration: Oct 17 1999Oct 20 1999

Other

Other1999 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium
CityCaesars Tahoe, NV, USA
Period10/17/9910/20/99

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Allen, J., Kruse, D., Jones, J., & Ferrara, K. (1999). Shell resonance responses in ultrasound contrast agents. In Proceedings of the IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium (Vol. 2, pp. 1677-1679). IEEE.