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1. (WO2013046080) ULTRASOUND PROBE WITH AN ACOUSTICAL LENS
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Pub. No.:    WO/2013/046080    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2012/054691
Publication Date: 04.04.2013 International Filing Date: 10.09.2012
IPC:
G10K 11/30 (2006.01), A61B 8/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. [NL/NL]; High Tech Campus 5 NL-5656 AE Eindhoven (NL) (For All Designated States Except US).
KUNKEL, Harry Amon [US/US]; (NL) (For US Only).
CRUIKSHANK, Charles, Clark [US/US]; (NL) (For US Only)
Inventors: KUNKEL, Harry Amon; (NL).
CRUIKSHANK, Charles, Clark; (NL)
Agent: VAN VELZEN, Maaike, M.; High Tech Campus, Building 44 NL-5656 AE Eindhoven (NL)
Priority Data:
61/538,986 26.09.2011 US
Title (EN) ULTRASOUND PROBE WITH AN ACOUSTICAL LENS
(FR) SONDE ULTRASONORE ÉQUIPÉE D'UNE LENTILLE ACOUSTIQUE
Abstract: front page image
(EN)The present invention relates to an ultrasound probe (60) comprising: an ultrasound transducer (12) having an emission surface (24) for generating ultrasound waves, and an acoustical lens (12) with a first part (64) having an inner surface (66) facing the emission surface (24), wherein the inner surface (64) comprises a plurality of protrusions (74) and/or recesses (76) for scattering reflections of ultrasound waves.
(FR)La présente invention concerne une sonde ultrasonore (60) comprenant : un transducteur ultrasonore (12) ayant une surface d'émission (24) servant à générer des ondes ultrasonores et une lentille acoustique (12) dotée d'une première partie (64) ayant une surface interne (66) en regard de la surface d'émission (24), la surface interne (64) comprenant une pluralité d'éléments protubérants (74) et/ou d'éléments en retrait (76) servant à disperser des réflexions d'ondes ultrasonores.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BN, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PA, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)