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System and method for ultrasonic tomography

United States Patent

November 5, 2002
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A system and method for doing both transmission mode and reflection mode three-dimensional ultrasonic imagining. The multimode imaging capability may be used to provide enhanced detectability of cancer tumors within human breast, however, similar imaging systems are applicable to a number of other medical problems as well as a variety of non-medical problems in non-destructive evaluation (NDE).
Haddad; Waleed Sami (Dublin, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
09/ 728,304
December 1, 2000
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-7405-ENG-48 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of California for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.