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Acoustic Microscopy

  • Naohiro HozumiEmail author
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Abstract

Biological ultrasonic microscopy, also known as biological scanning acoustic microscope, provides quantitative acoustic parameters like sound speed and characteristic acoustic impedance that are relevant to elastic properties.

Keywords

Sound speed Acoustic impedance Leaky surface wave 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronic Information EngineeringToyohashi University of TechnologyToyohashiJapan

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