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The History of Ultrasound: Part 4

A-mode (amplitude-mode) US represents a one-dimensional characterization of a reflected sound wave that uses a pulse-echo technique to determine the depth and dimen­sions of...

The History of Ultrasound: Part 2

  The History of ultrasound: From Bats and Boats to the Bedside and Beyond Piezoelectricity (from the Greek word piezen, meaning to press or squeeze) was first...

The History of ultrasound: Part 1

The History of ultrasound: From Bats and Boats to the Bedside and Beyond The history of ultrasound starts with Lazzaro Spallanzani (1729–1799), an Italian physiologist and...

Magnetic Resonance and Magnets

MRI & Magnets The biggest and most important component of a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner is its magnet. The image quality of the MRI scanner depends...