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Title:
ULTRASOUND PROBE OF MULTICHANNEL ARRAY TYPE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING ULTRASOUND PROBE OF MULTICHANNEL ARRAY TYPE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2008/010509
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
An ultrasound probe of multichannel array type with high S/N ratio and with a high sensitivity. The ultrasound probe has composite piezoelectric elements of transmission/reception separation type and is characterized in that the composite piezoelectric elements has an acoustic matching layer between a transmission piezoelectric element made of a ceramic material and a reception piezoelectric element made of an organic material.

Inventors:
HABU TAKESHI (JP)
SASAKI TAKAYUKI (JP)
Application Number:
JP2007/064159
Publication Date:
January 24, 2008
Filing Date:
July 18, 2007
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Assignee:
KONICA MINOLTA MED & GRAPHIC (JP)
HABU TAKESHI (JP)
SASAKI TAKAYUKI (JP)
International Classes:
H04R17/00; A61B8/00; H01L41/08; H01L41/45; H04R31/00
Foreign References:
JPH11155863A1999-06-15
JP2001258879A2001-09-25
JPH05277102A1993-10-26
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