Miniaturized ultrasound imaging probes enabled by CMUT arrays with integrated frontend electronic circuits

B. T. Khuri-Yakub, Ömer Oralkan, Amin Nikoozadeh, Ira O. Wygant, Steve Zhuang, Mustafa Gencel, Jung Woo Choe, Douglas N. Stephens, Alan De La Rama, Peter Chen, Feng Lin, Aaron Dentinger, Douglas Wildes, Kai Thomenius, Kalyanam Shivkumar, Aman Mahajan, Chi Hyung Seo, Matthew O'Donnell, Uyen Truong, David J. Sahn

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Abstract

Capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer (CMUT) arrays are conveniently integrated with frontend integrated circuits either monolithically or in a hybrid multichip form. This integration helps with reducing the number of active data processing channels for 2D arrays. This approach also preserves the signal integrity for arrays with small elements. Therefore CMUT arrays integrated with electronic circuits are most suitable to implement miniaturized probes required for many intravascular, intracardiac, and endoscopic applications. This paper presents examples of miniaturized CMUT probes utilizing 1D, 2D, and ring arrays with integrated electronics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC'10
Pages5987-5990
Number of pages4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
Event2010 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC'10 - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Duration: Aug 31 2010Sep 4 2010

Publication series

Name2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC'10

Other

Other2010 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC'10
CountryArgentina
CityBuenos Aires
Period8/31/109/4/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Signal Processing
  • Health Informatics

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    Khuri-Yakub, B. T., Oralkan, Ö., Nikoozadeh, A., Wygant, I. O., Zhuang, S., Gencel, M., Choe, J. W., Stephens, D. N., De La Rama, A., Chen, P., Lin, F., Dentinger, A., Wildes, D., Thomenius, K., Shivkumar, K., Mahajan, A., Seo, C. H., O'Donnell, M., Truong, U., & Sahn, D. J. (2010). Miniaturized ultrasound imaging probes enabled by CMUT arrays with integrated frontend electronic circuits. In 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC'10 (pp. 5987-5990). [5627580] (2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC'10). https://doi.org/10.1109/IEMBS.2010.5627580