Radiative transfer of ultrasound

Richard L. Weaver, Joseph A Turner

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Abstract

We report here the development of a theory for the parameter regime between two well understood limits, that described by single scattering theories commonly used for backscattered ultrasound, and a fully diffuse limit in which the ultrasound has scattered many times. A radiative transfer equation is given describing diffuse ultrasonic intensity as a function of position, time, direction, and polarization. The equation includes the effects of propagation, attenuation, absorption, scattering and mode conversion. Results on backscattered intensity for a simple application are presented. It is anticipated that this approach may be applicable to materials characterization by means of the study of the time, space, frequency, and angular dependence of multiply scattered ultrasound in a variety of elastic media with microstructure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference
PublisherPubl by Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
Pages447-450
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)0750618779
StatePublished - Dec 1 1993
EventProceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference - Vienna, Austria
Duration: Jul 6 1993Jul 8 1993

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NameProceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference

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OtherProceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference
CityVienna, Austria
Period7/6/937/8/93

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Radiative transfer
Ultrasonics
Scattering
Polarization
Microstructure

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Weaver, R. L., & Turner, J. A. (1993). Radiative transfer of ultrasound. In Proceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference (pp. 447-450). (Proceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference). Publ by Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd.

Radiative transfer of ultrasound. / Weaver, Richard L.; Turner, Joseph A.

Proceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference. Publ by Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd, 1993. p. 447-450 (Proceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Weaver, RL & Turner, JA 1993, Radiative transfer of ultrasound. in Proceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference. Proceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference, Publ by Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd, pp. 447-450, Proceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference, Vienna, Austria, 7/6/93.
Weaver RL, Turner JA. Radiative transfer of ultrasound. In Proceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference. Publ by Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd. 1993. p. 447-450. (Proceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference).
Weaver, Richard L. ; Turner, Joseph A. / Radiative transfer of ultrasound. Proceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference. Publ by Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd, 1993. pp. 447-450 (Proceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference).
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