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Interaction Mechanisms: Non-Thermal, Non-Cavitational Effects

  • Gail ter Haar


The way in which ultrasound interacts with tissue is conventionally divided into three classes of mechanisms - thermal, cavitational, and non-thermal, non-cavitational. Heating and cavitation are covered elsewhere in this volume (see chapters by W.L. Nyborg and E. Carstensen in this volume).


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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gail ter Haar
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  1. 1.Physics DepartmentInstitute of Cancer ResearchSutton, SurreyUK

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