AP3531 Acoustical imaging

  • Applications of acoustical imaging in medical imaging, seismic imaging and non-destructive testing of construction materials.
  • Review of Fourier and Radon transforms.
  • The 3D acoustic wave equation and its properties.
  • Derivation of the Kirchhoff and Rayleigh integral for acoustic waves. 
  • Forward and inverse wave field extrapolation in homogeneous and inhomogeneous media and its use in acoustical imaging.
  • Resolution of the acoustic images and estimation of background propagation velocities.
  • Medical ultrasound: basic physical principles, principles of ultrasound applications in medicine and neuroscience, Doppler imaging, ultrasound contrast agents.
  • Ultrasound transducers and beamforming.
  • The non-linear wave equation and harmonic imaging.
  • Medical ultrasound imaging using contrast agents.
  • Inverse scattering theory and full waveform inversion.
  • Invited medical lectures on ultrasound imaging in cardiology and neurosurgery.


D. Maresca

Last modified: 2023-11-03


Credits: 6 EC
Period: 0/0/2/2