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1. (WO2017038029) ULTRASOUND RECEIVING APPARATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/038029    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2016/003723
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 13 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61B 5/00
G01N 29/24
A61B 8/08
A61B 8/00
Applicants: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
Inventors: FUKUTANI, Kazuhiko
MIYASATO, Takuro
MASAKI, Fumitaro
SUEHIRA, Nobuhito
Title: ULTRASOUND RECEIVING APPARATUS
Abstract:
An ultrasound receiving apparatus of the present invention includes an ultrasound generation member. The ultrasound generation member is a sheet-shaped light absorbing member which is in acoustic contact with an acoustic liquid disposed between the subject and the ultrasound receiving array so as to acoustically combine the subject and the ultrasound receiving array, and is stretched in the acoustic liquid to be located between the subject and the ultrasound receiving array.