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Advances in Acoustic Microscopy and High Resolution Imaging: From Principles to Applications

Roman Gr. Maev (Editor)
ISBN: 978-3-527-41056-9
400 pages
April 2013
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Novel physical solutions, including new results in the field of adaptive methods and inventive approaches to inverse problems, original concepts based on high harmonic imaging algorithms, intriguing vibro-acoustic imaging and vibro-modulation technique, etc. were successfully introduced and verified in numerous studies of industrial materials and biomaterials in the last few years. Together with the above mentioned traditional academic and practical avenues in ultrasonic imaging research, intriguing scientific discussions have recently surfaced and will hopefully continue to bear fruits in the future. The goal of this book is to provide an overview of the recent advances in high-resolution ultrasonic imaging techniques and their applications to biomaterials evaluation and industrial materials. The result is a unique collection of papers presenting novel results and techniques that were developed by leading research groups worldwide.
This book offers a number of new results from well-known authors who are engaged in aspects of the development of novel physical principles, new methods, or implementation of modern technological solutions into current imaging devices and new applications of high-resolution imaging systems. The ultimate purpose of this book is to encourage more research and development in the field to realize the great potential of high resolution acoustic imaging and its various industrial and biomedical applications.
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Table of Contents

#1 Introduction
R.G. Maev

#2 Fundamentals
Multiwave Imaging (M. Fink and M. Tanter, France)
Imaging via Speckle Interferometry and Non-linear Methods (J. Sadler, R.G. Maev;
Canada)
Making Waves in Biomedical Research with Micro-ultrasound (F.S. Foster, Canada)

#3 Novel Development in Advanced Imaging Technical and Methods
Fundamentals and Applications of Quantitative Ultrasonic Microscope for Soft Biological Tissues (K. Kobayashi, N. Hozumi;
Japan)
Portable Ultrasonic Imaging Systems Approach (R.G. Maev, J.J. Hwang, F. Seviaryn, A. Denissov, S. Titov;
USA, Canada)
High Frequency Ultrasonic Systems for High Resolution Ranging and Imaging (M. Vogt and H. Ermert;
Germany)

#4 Advanced Biomedical Applications
Thickly Sectioned Melanoma Skin Tissues Examined by Mechanical Scanning Acoustic Reflection Microscopy (B. R. Tittmann, C. Miyasaka, E. Maeva, D. Shum;
USA, Canada)
New concept of pathology - mechanical properties provided by acoustic microscopy (Y. Saijo;
Japan)
Quantitative acoustic scanning microscopy of bone (P. Laugier, A. Saïed, M. Mouchet, K. Raum;
France, Germany)

#5 Advanced Materials Applications
Array imaging and defect characterization using post-processing approaches (B.W. Drinkwater, P.D. Wilcox, A. Velichko, UK)
Quantitative Acoustic Microscopy based on array approach (S. Titov, R.G. Maev;
Canada, Russia)

#6 Atomic Force Acoustic Microscopy
Acoustically excited probe microscopy (G.A.D. Briggs, O.V. Kolosov, UK)
Ultrasonic atomic force microscopy (K. Yamanaka and T. Tsuji;
Japan)
High-Resolution Acoustical Imaging Using Atomic Force Acoustic Microscopes (W. Arnold;
Germany)

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Author Information

Roman Maev is a celebrated academic scientist, scholar and administrator. He is founding General Director of The Institute for Diagnostic Imaging Research in Ontario, a multi-disciplinary, collaborative research and innovation consortium. His research interests include theoretical fundamentals of physical acoustics, experimental research in ultrasonic and nonlinear acoustical imaging, and the theory of propagation of waves through layered structures. Professor Maev has published 13 books, over 320 articles, holds twenty-three patents, and received numerous awards.
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