Bioacoustics Research Lab
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering | Department of Bioengineering
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Matlab Code

Matlab code for computing the backscatter coefficient as a function of ka based on Faran's theory for a sphere: spherescat.m sbessel.m sbessely.m

Matlab code for computing the backscatter coefficient as a function of ka based on Faran's theory for a cylinder: cylinderscat.m

Theses of BRL Students


2014


Han, Aiguo., "Ultrasonic Characterization of Cell Pellet Biophantoms and Tumors using Quantitative Ultrasound Models", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014.

PDF:
Thesis (4.83 MB)




Smith, Brendon W., "Effects of Nutrition and Ultrasound Imaging on the Cardiovascular System", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014.

PDF:
Thesis (4.06 MB)




2012


Campos Coiado, Olivia., "Effect of High Power Ultrasound on the Heart: In Vitro and In Vivo Experiments", Ph.D. Thesis, Universidade Estadual De Campinas, 2012.

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Thesis (1.45 MB)




King, Daniel A., "Collapse of Ultrasound Contrast Agent Microbubbles", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012.

PDF:
Thesis (5.09 MB)




Lee, Matthew B., "Ultrasound and Fluorescent Evaluation of Biomarker Activated Nanoparticles for Chemotherapeutic Breast Cancer Delivery", M.S. Independent Report, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012.

PDF:
Thesis (465.47 KB)




2011


Buiochi, Elaine Belassiano., "Study of the Interaction of Ultrasound with Cardiac Tissue", Ph.D. Thesis, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, 2011.

PDF:
Thesis (9.16 MB)




Han, Aiguo., "Ultrasonic Backscatter Coefficient Quantitative Estimates from Chinese Hamster Ovary and BALB/3T3 Cell Pellet Biophantoms", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011.

PDF:
Thesis (2.2 MB)




Johnson, Chenara A., "Examining of the Biophysics of Ultrasound and Ultrasound Contrast Agent Induced Angiogenesis", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011.

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Thesis (3,275 kB)




Kemmerer, Jeremy P., "Quantitative Ultrasound Assessment of Thermal Therapy in Liver", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011.

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Thesis (2,265 KB)




Pawlicki, Alexander D., "Three-Dimensional Impedance Map Analysis of Biological Tissue to Elucidate Small-Scale Acoustic Scattering Behavior", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011.

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Thesis (1,134 kB)




Leithem, Scott M., "Estimating the Concentration of Ultrasound Contrast Agents Using Ultrasonic Backscatter in Vitro", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011.

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Thesis (1,200 kB)




Luchies, Adam C., "Quantitative Ultrasonic Characterization of Diffuse Scatterers in the Presence of Structures that Produce Coherent Echoes", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011.

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Thesis (7,023 kB)




Umeki, Robyn T., "Applying Synthetic Aperture, Coded Excitation, and Tissue Harmonic Imaging Techniques to allow Ultrasound Imaging with a Virtual Source", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011.

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Thesis (723 kB)




2010


Dapore, Alexander J., "Three-Dimensional Acoustic Impedance Map Analysis of Soft Tissue", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010.

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Thesis (1.6 MB)




Haak, Alexander., "Evaluation of the Accuracy and Precision of Ultrasound Attenuation Slope Estimates", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010.

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Thesis (4.5 MB)




He, Zhi., "Semiparametric Inference", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010.

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Thesis (1,172 KB)




Linden, Paul M., "Small Lesion Detection with Resolution Enhancement Compression: A Method of Coded Excitation/Pulse Compression", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010.

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Thesis (1.7 MB)




Orescanin, Marko., "Complex Shear Modulus Reconstruction Using Ultrasound Shear-Wave Imaging", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010.

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Thesis (3,771 kB)




Sanchez, Jose Rafael., "Improving Ultrasonic Imaging Using Novel Coded Excitation Techniques", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010.

PDF:
Abstract and TOC (56 KB)
Chapter 1 (172 KB)
Chapter 2 (388 KB)
Chapter 3 (2.8 MB)
Chapter 4 (3.2 MB)
Chapter 5 (48 KB)
Relevant Publications and References (64 KB)


2009


Bellina, Alessandro A., "Applying Computational Techniques to Obtain the Acoustic Pathways into the Human Head", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009.

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Thesis (10.8 MB)




Forbes, Monica M., "The Role of Ultrasound Contrast Agents in Producing Sonoporation", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009.

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Thesis (1.7 MB)




Hruska, David P., "Improved Techniques for Statistical Analysis of the Envelope of Backscattered Ultrasound using the Homodyned K Distribution", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009.

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Thesis (2.0 MB)




King, Daniel A., "Determination of Shell Rupture Thresholds for Single Ultrasound Contrast Agent Microbubbles Using Double Passive Cavitation Detection", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009.

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Thesis (2.0 MB)





King, Michael R., "Development and Application of Three-Dimensional Impedance Maps Related to Tissue Pathology", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009.

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Thesis (3.9 MB)




Lavarello Montero, Robert J., "New Developments on Quantitative Imaging Using Ultrasonic Waves", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009.

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Thesis (20.8 MB)




Ma, Darryl C., "Quantification of Ultrasound Contrast Agents using High-Frequency Ultrasound", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009.

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Thesis (1.9 MB)




2008


Hafez, Zachary., "The Role of Microstreaming in Ultrasound-Enhanced Thrombolysis", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008.

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Thesis (1.5 MB)




McNew, Jared., "Application of Acoustic Ray Tracing to Determine Sound Pathways into the Human Head", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008.

PDF:
Title and TOC (92 KB)
Chapter 1 (48 KB)
Chapter 2 (136 KB)
Chapter 3 (232 KB)
Chapter 4 (768 KB)
Chapter 5 (2.3 MB)
Appendix A (228 KB)
References (32 KB)


2007


Ervin, Benjamin L., "Monitoring Corrosion of Rebar Embedded in Mortar Using Guided Ultrasonic Waves", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007.

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Thesis (19,229 KB)


King, Jennifer L., "Dietary Magnesium Intake and Atherosclerothic Plaque Development in Rabbits", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007.

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Thesis (3.8 MB)


2006


Ammi, Azzdine., "Détection et caractérisation de la destruction des microbulles de produit contraste ultrasonore (Detection and characterization of ultrasound contrast agent microbubble destruction)", Ph.D. Thesis, Univérsite Paris VI, 2006.

PDF:
Thesis (6.34 MB)


2005


Lavarello, Roberto., "Pulse-Echo Image Formation Using Nonquadratic Regularization with Speckle-Based Images", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005.

PDF:
Thesis (1.26 MB)



Liu, Yuhui., "Wave Propagation Study Using Finite Element Analysis", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005.

PDF:
Thesis (4.91 MB)

Animations (.avi format):
MaleNormalCT_raw.avi (0.98 MB)
MaleNormalCT_threshold.avi (828 KB)
Section4.2-air-trans.avi (6.34 MB)
Section4.4-rigid-cyl2d.avi (5.18 MB)
Section5.2-skull2d-10khzincline-short.avi (1.28 MB)
Section5.2-skull2d-10khz-short.avi (804 KB)
Section5.2-skull2d-3khz.avi (5.16 MB)
Section5.2skull2d-3khzincline.avi (5.23 MB)
Section5.3skullhead3d-surface-pres.avi (2.50 MB)
Chapter6-10khz_hsphere1_wavefront.avi (528 KB)
Chapter6-10khz_hsphere2_wavefront.avi (643 KB)
Chapter6-10khz_hsphere3_wavefront.avi (653 KB)
Chapter6-3khz_hsphere1_wavefront.avi (425 KB)
Chapter6-3khz_hsphere2_wavefront.avi (468 KB)
Chapter6-3khz_hsphere3_wavefront.avi (380 KB)



Mamou, Jonathan., "Ultrasonic Characterization of Three Animal Mammary Tumors from Three-Dimensional Acoustic Tissue Models", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005.

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Thesis (4.15 MB)

McFarlin, Barbara., "Quantitative Ultrasound Assessment of the Rat Cervix", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2005.

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Thesis (14.8 MB)


2004


Bigelow, Tim., "Estimating the Medical Ultrasound In Vivo Power Spectrum", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004.

PDF:
Title and TOC (334 KB)
Chapter 1 (140 KB)
Chapter 2 (389 KB)
Chapter 3 (644 KB)
Chapter 4 (283 KB)
Chapter 5 (802 KB)
Chapter 6 (579 KB)
Chapter 7 (694 KB)
Chapter 8 (952 KB)
Chapter 9 (126 KB)
Appendix A (114 KB)
Appendix B (104 KB)
Appendix C (208 KB)
Appendix D (322 KB)
Appendix E (559 KB)
Appendix F (826 KB)
Appendix G (392 KB)
References (131 KB)
Vita (66 KB)


2003


Haun, M.A., "New Approaches to Aberration Correction in Medical Ultrasound Imaging", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003.

PDF:
Thesis (4.09 MB)

Postscript:
Thesis (34.8 MB)


Sakai, Stacie., "Radiation Force Measurements at a Water-Air Interface", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003.

PDF:
Chapter 1 (1.01 MB)
Chapter 2 (106 KB)
Chapter 3 (371 KB)
Chapter 4 (243 KB)
Chapter 5 (46 KB)
Chapter 6 (32 KB)
Appendix A (1.92 MB)
Appendix B (60 KB)
Appendix C (62 KB)
References and Vita (67 KB)


Yin, Xiangtao., "The Study of Ultrasonic Pulse-Echo Subwavelength Defect Detection Mechanism", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003.

PDF:
Thesis (2.41 MB)

Postscript:
Thesis (7.34 MB)


2002


Mamou, Jonathan., "Subsurface Acoustic Imaging in a Highly Attenuating Material", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002.

PDF:
Preface (76 KB)
Chapter 1 (86 KB)
Chapter 2 (5.30 MB)
Chapter 3 (242 KB)
Chapter 4 (5.70 MB)
Chapter 5 (89 KB)
Appendix (117 KB)
References (48 KB)

Postscript:
Preface (173 KB)
Chapter 1 (164 KB)
Chapter 2 (2.50 MB)
Chapter 3 (419 KB)
Chapter 4 (3.50 MB)
Chapter 5 (167 KB)
Appendix (199 KB)
References (144 KB)


2001


Bigelow, Tim., "Experimental Evaluation Of Nonlinear Indices For Ultrasound Transducer Characterizations", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001.

PDF:
Introduction (26 KB)
Chapter 1 (79 KB)
Chapter 2 (136 KB)
Chapter 3 (185 KB)
Chapter 4 (104 KB)
Chapter 5 (212 KB)
Chapter 6 (204 KB)
Chapter 7 (663 KB)
Chapter 8 (9 KB)
Appendix A (47 KB)
Appendix B (31 KB)
Appendix C (17 KB)
Appendix D (475 KB)
Appendix E (11 KB)
Appendix F (25 KB)
Appendix G (41 KB)
References (8 KB)
Summary (185 KB)


Cadalli, Nail., "Signal Processing Issues in Reflection Tomography", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001.

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Thesis (4,895 MB)


Darwish, Naser H., "Acoustic Radiation Pressure-induced Fracture of the Water-air Interface", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001.

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Thesis (2,842 MB)


Huang, Jun., "Articulatory speech synthesis and speech production modelling", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001.

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Thesis (5,515 KB)


Lassale, Virginie., "Performance and Trade-offs of an Amplitude-steered Array", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001.

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Thesis (3,643 MB)


Rodarte,E., and Miller,NR., "Flow-Induced Noise in Heat Exchangers", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001.

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Thesis (6,626 MB)


2000


Benson, Jonathan W., "Acoustic Coherence Imaging Through the Atmosphere.", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.

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Thesis (5,122 KB)


Ergin, Arif. A., "Plane-wave Time-domain Algorithms for Efficient Analysis of Three-Dimensional Transient Wave Phenomena", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.

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Thesis (8,761 MB)


Frazier, Catherine A. H., "A Two-dimensional Amplitude-steered Array for Real-time Volumetric Acoustic Imaging", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.

PDF:
Title, TOC, etc. (182 KB)
Chapter 1 (93 KB)
Chapter 2 (827 KB)
Chapter 3 (2.73 MB)
Chapter 4 (1.56 MB)
Chapters 5, 6 (278 KB)
References (69 KB)
Appendix A, B (83 KB)
Appendix C, D (155 KB)
Vita (37 KB)


Murphy, Jeffery. J., "Measurement and Modeling of Pressure-driven Transient Burning of Solid Propellants", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.

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Thesis (4,573 MB)


Sempsrott, J. M., "Experimental Evaluation of Acoustic Saturation", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.

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Title and TOC (139 KB)
Thesis (4.70 MB)
Appendices (425 KB)


1999


Ezzatkhah, Maria., "Ultrasonic Examination of Spine in Beef Cattle for Determination of a Relationship with Skeletal Maturity", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999.

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Thesis (8,014 KB)


Haun, Mark A., "The Fractionally Spaced Vector Constant Modulus Algorithm", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999.

PDF:
Thesis (964 KB)

Postscript:
Thesis (1.06 MB)


Ozguler, Ayhan., "Inspection of Defects in the Seal Region of Flexible Food Packages Using the Ultrasonic Pulse-Echo Technique", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999.

PDF:
Thesis (7,565 KB)


1998


Rochat, Judith L., "Effects of Realistic Ocean Features on Sonic Boom Noise Penetration into the Ocean: A Computational Analysis", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998.

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Thesis (7,531 KB)


1997


Irwin, James H, Jr., "Drum Sound Synthesis by Computer Simulation of the Wave Equation", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997.

PDF:
Thesis (5,021 MB)


Ti, Boon W., "Measurements of Coupled Rayleigh Wave Propagation in an Elastic Plate", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997.

PDF:
Thesis (2,027 MB)


1996


Czerwinski, Richard N., "Boundary Detection in Ultrasonic Speckle", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996.

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Thesis (4.0 MB)


Frazier, Catherine A.H., "Synthetic Aperture Focusing Technique Using A Virtual Transducer Element Source", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996.

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Thesis (2,495 KB)


Safvi, Amjad A., "Measurement of Fluid Flow Using the Ultrasound Time Domain Correlation Technique in a Flow Phantom and in Guinea Pigs", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996.

PDF:
Thesis (3,162 KB)


Smith, Nadine B., "Effect of Myofibril Length and Tissue Constituents on Acoustic Propagation Properties of Muscle", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996.

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Thesis (7,436 KB)


Tabb, Mark D., "Multiscale Structure Detection and Its Application to Image Segmentation and Motion Analysis", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996.

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Thesis (2,136 KB)


Yang, Jeffery M., "Theoretical Study of an Ultrasonic Sparse Random Phased Array Surgical Applicator", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996.

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Thesis (5,251 KB)


1995


Chen, Eric C.J., "Ultrasound Tissue Displacement and Tissue Elasticity Imaging", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995.

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Thesis (5,234 KB)


Lin, Jiun-Hwa., "A Study of Iterative Methods on Forward and Inverse Scattering Problems", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995.

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Thesis (5,083 KB)


1994


Chambers, Dawn M., "A time-Course Study of the Ultrasonic Propagation Properties of Enzymatically Degraded Articular Cartilage Using the Scanning Laser Acoustic Microscope at 100 Mhz", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994.

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Thesis (3,623 KB)


Lavalie, Luana K., "Microlithographic Fabrication of RF Coils for NMR Microscopy", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994.

PDF:
Thesis (3,103 KB)


Scheer, Roger L., "Computation of Acoustic Backscatter and Attenuation Coefficients in muscle Tissue Utilizing A Reference Phantom", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994.

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Thesis (4,538 KB)


1993


Gandhi, Darshan R., "Prediction and Comparison of in Situ Acoustic Pressure Levels for Linearly Derated Fields and Nonlinear Tissue Fields", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993.

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Thesis (2,309 KB)


Nostwick, Linda M., "Characterization of Muscle Tissue Using Ultrasound Time-domain Correlation Techniques", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993.

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Thesis (4,500 KB)


1992


Chen, Eric Chung J., "Uncertanity in Estimating Tissue From Ultrasonic Images", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992.

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Thesis (1,445 KB)


Ellis, Donovan., "The General Solution for Estimating Ultrasonically Induced Tissue Heating", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992.

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Thesis (3,740 KB)


Haken, Beth A., "Effect of Mode Conversion on Ultrasonic Heating at Tissue Interfaces", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992.

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Thesis (2,033 KB)


Hooman, Houshmand., "Ultrasonic Reflection Mode Imaging of the Acoustic Nonlinearity Parameter", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992.

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Thesis (3,521 KB)


Kozma, Thomas G., "Investigations of the Effects of Heat and of Ultrasound on Terminally-Differentiated Cells: Using the Erythrocyte as A Model System", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992.

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Thesis (5,688 KB)


Peck, Timothy L., "Sensitivity and Noise Analysis of Solenoidal Coils for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Microscopy", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992.

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Thesis (5,418 KB)


1991


Burjor,Tata D., "Analyses and Predictions of Ultrasound Interactions with Model Biomembrane Systems via Two-State Transition model", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991.

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Thesis (2,029 KB)


Chu, Felice., "A Computerized Ultrasound Exposimetry System", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991.

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Thesis (2,904 KB)


Drewniak, James.L., "Ultrasonic Absorption in Soft and Hard Fetal Tissues", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991.

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Thesis (6,364 KB)


Hein, Ilmar., "Measurement of Volumetric Blood Flow Using Ultrasound Time-Domain Correlation", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991.

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Thesis (10,117 KB)


Lee, Susan.W., "The Effects of Hyperthermia and Ionizing Radiation on Chicken Erythrocytes: A Possible Model for Terminally Differentiated Tissues", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991.

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Thesis (3,074 KB)


Rebinsky, Douglas.A., "Asymptotic Description of the Acoustic Microscopy of a Surface-Breaking Crack", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991.

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Thesis (2,420 KB)


Wang, Yimin., "Theory and Applications of Scattering and Inverse Scattering Problems", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991.

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Thesis (5,966 KB)


1990


Chen, Shary Y., "Ultrasonic Propagation Properties of Canine Myocardium at 100 MHz", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990.

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Thesis (4,793 KB)


Conrath, Bartley C., "Applications of Neural Networks to Ultrasound Tomography", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990.

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Thesis (2,352 KB)


Ebbini, Emad S.A., "Deep Localized Hyperthermia with Ultrasound-Phased Arrays Using the Pseudoinverse Pattern Synthesis Method", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990.

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Thesis (6,301 KB)


James, Bert R., "The Effects of the Tubulin-Binding Drug, Colchicine, on the Electrophysiological Aspects of Phototransduction in Toad rod Photoreceptors", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990.

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Thesis (10,718 KB)


Sparrow, Victor W., "A finite Difference Numerical Model for the Propagation of Finite Amplitude Acoustical Blast Waves Outdoors Over Hard and Porous Surfaces", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990.

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Thesis (5,489 KB)


Underwood, Harold R., "Rectangular Microstrip Radiator for a Multielement Local Hyperthermia Applicator", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990.

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Thesis (7,083 KB)


Zhang, Jian., "Influences of Biological Structural Features on the Acoustic Nonlinearity Parameter B/A", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990.

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Thesis (5,278 KB)


1989


Holloway, Kathleen S., "Evaluation of the Porosity Distribution in Lost-Foam Cast Aluminum Silicon 319 Alloy Through Destructive and Non-Destructive Methods", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989.

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Thesis (2,182 KB)


McCarthy, Francis J., "Development and Evaluation of a Fluorescence Emission Ratio-based Fiber Optic PH Measurement System for use in Monitoring Changes in Tumore PH During Clinical Hyperthermia", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989.

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Thesis (9,797 KB)


Ngo, Francis C., "Ultrasonic Phased-Array Driver System", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989.

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Thesis (4,486 KB)


Nicozisin, David D., "An Automated Imaging Data Acquisition and Analysis System for the Scanning Laser Acoustic Microscope", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989.

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Thesis (3,450 KB)


Tang, Ben C., "Fabrication of a Perforated Multichannel Microelectrode Array", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989.

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Thesis (1,862 KB)


1988


Agemura, Diane H., "Ultrasonic Propagation Properties of Canine Myocardium and Bovine Articular Cartilage at 100 MHz", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988.

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Thesis (4,067 KB)


Cavicchi, Thomas J., "Diffraction Tomography and the Sinc Basis Moment Method", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988.

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Thesis (9,421 KB)


Ibbini, Mohammed S., "Analysis and Design of Ultrasound Phased Arrays for Hyperthermia Cancer Therapy", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988.

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Thesis (10,845 KB)


Ma, Loralie D., "Determination of the Site of ultrasonic Absorption in Suspensions of Large Unilamellar Vesicles", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988.

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Thesis (4,792 KB)


Niesman, Michael R., "Liposome Encapsulated Manganese Chloride as a Liver Specific Contrast Agent for Magnetic Resonance Imaging", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988.

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Thesis (5,319 KB)


Ngo, Francis C., "Ultrasonic Phased-Array Driver System", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988.

PDF:
Thesis (4,486 KB)


Novak, James L., "Two- Dimensional Electrode Array Studies of Propagating Epileptiform Neural Activity in the Rat Hippocampal Slice", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988.

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Thesis (5,287 KB)


Shaffer, Carolyn R., " Blast Noise propagation Prediction", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988.

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Thesis (2,609 KB)


1987


Boesch, Ronald D., "Development of A Continous Phase Shifter for A microwave Phase Array Hyperthermia System", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987.

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Thesis (3,554 KB)


Ellenby, Miles S., "Ultrasonic Attenuation Properties in Fatty Rat Liver as A Function of Tissue Constituent Concentration", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987.

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Thesis (2,993 KB)


Ocheltree, Kenneth B., "Analysis of Power Deposition Patterns and Ultrasonic Phased Arrays for Localized Hyperthermia", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987.

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Thesis (7,187 KB)


Shuran, Melanie., "Direct Quantitation of Heat Loss in Human Subjects Using Infrared Thermography", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987.

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Valenti, Amodeo W., "An Automated Learning Phase System for Multiunit Neural Classification", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987.

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White, Thomas G., "Design and Noise Analysis of an Operational Amplifier-Photodiode Pair for Use in Fiber Optic Sensors", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987.

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1986


Colbert, Daniel L., "Ultrasonic Tissue Characterization Using a Scanning Laser Acoustic Aicroscope and an Image Processor", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986.

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Embree, Paul M., "The Accurate Ultrasonic Measurement of the Volume Flow of Blood by Time Domain Correlation", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986.

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Hadjimititsos, Panayiotis., "Development of a Tissue Equivalent Phantom for Testing the Performance of an Ultrasonic Hyperthermia Applicator", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986.

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Mather, Bruce C., "Fourier Domain Interpolation Techniques for Synthetic Aperture Radar", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986.

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Reilly, Clarence R., "Ultrasonic Scanner for in Vivo Detection of Ultrasonically Induced Cavitation Activity", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986.

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Segal, Andrew C., "An Experimental and theoretical Study of the Atmospheric Sodium Layer Using a Lidar System", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986.

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Underwood, Harold R., "Field Characteristics of A Multielement Ultrasonic Transducer Application for Hyperthermia Therapy", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986.

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1985


Benkeser, Paul J., "Unfocused Multielement and Tapered Phased Array Ultrasound Transducers for Hyperthermia Treatment", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985.

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Benson, Timothy P., "The Design of a Microwave Phased Array Hyperthermia System", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985.

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Cargnoni, Robert A., "The Design of a Digital Communication Protocol for Use in a Modular Hyperthermia System", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985.

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Field, Aaron S., "Improved Phased Array Controller for the Ultrasound Hyperthermia Applicators", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985.

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Foster,Steven G., "A Pulsed Ultrasonic flowmeter Employing Time Domain Methods", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985.

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Grethen, David C., "The Design of an Ultrasound Fixed Array Controller for Use in Hyperthermia", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985.

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Haney,Michael J., "Divergent Beam Computed Tomography for Differential Thermography", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985.

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Horwitz,Brian D., "Evaluation of a Method for Determining the Effects of Local Microwave Exposure on Local Tissue Blood Flow", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985.

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Morimoto, Robert S., "The Development of an Ultrasonic Bubble Detection System for Use in Ultrasonic Cavitation Research", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985.

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Padgitt, David G., "An Ultrasonic Transducer Field Scanner System", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985.

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Stevenson, Paul E., "Fabrication of a Silicon Based Microelectrode", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985.

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1984


Borrelli, Michael J., "The Effects of High Intensity Ultrasound on the Ultrastructure of Mammalian Central Nervous Tissue", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984.

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Gharakhani, Alfred., "The Design of Multiple Channel Thermometry System for Use in Hyperthermia", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984.

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Hadjimitsos, Panayiotis., "Development of a Tissue Equivalent Phantom for Testing the Performance of an Ultrasonic Hyperthermia Applicator", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984.

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Law, Wing K., "Measurement of the Nonlinearity Parameter B/A in Biological Materials Using the Finite Amplitude and Thermodynamic Method", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984.

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Maynard, Valerie M., "Ultrasonic Absorption by Liposomes Near the Phase Transition as a Function of Diameter", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984.

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Ocheltree, kenneth B., "Theoretical Analysis of Ultrasonic Linear Phased Arrays for Hyperthermic Treatment", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984.

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Ozarka, Mary A., "The Design of a Double-point Calibration Routine for a Multichannel Hyperthermia Thermometry System", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984.

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Silverman, Steven G., "The Design of an Ultrasound Phased Array Controller for Use in Hyperthermia", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984.

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1983


Benkeser, Paul J., "Investigation of Linear Phased Arrays for Hyperthermia Applications", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983.

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Chandra, Raju., "Radio frequency Dosimetry in the Crawford Cell Between 400 and 500 Megahertz", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983.

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Hall, Richard C., "Field Patterns in Lossy Cylinders Due to a Concentric Helix", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983.

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Shofner, William P., "The Post-Metamorphic Development of the Peripheral Auditory System PF the Bullfrog, Rana Catesbeiana: An Anatomical and Physiological Study", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983.

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Strom-Jensen, Philip R., "Ultrasonic Absorption in Solutions of Proteins and Peptides and in Suspensions of Liposomes", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983.

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1982


Bright, Gale A., "Quantitative Assessment of Material Heterogeneity Using Acoustic Microscopy", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1982.

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Embree, Paul M., "The Analysis and Performance of a Tunable State Variable Filter Employing Switched Resistor Elements", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1982.

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Delk, Anne K., "A Chirp z-Transform Algorithm for Processing Doppler Ultrasound Flowmetry Signals", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1982.

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Sultan, Michel F., "Immunological Effects of Microwaves, Ultrasound, and Hyperthermia: B-Lymphocyte Capping", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1982.

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1981


Duback, David W., "An Automated System for Ultrasonic Absorption Measurements", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981.

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Elbanna, Nefisa H., "Biochemical and Morphological Effects of Iron Deficiency and/or Chronic Ethanol Consumption During Pregnancy on the Maternal Organism and Fetal Growth and Development in Mice", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981.

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Foster, Steven G., "An image Digitizing System for a Scanning Laser Acoustic Microscope", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981.

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Haney, Michael J., "Echolocation and Scane Interpretation", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981.

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Mravca, Andrea M., "Semi-automated Techniques to Measure Ultrasonic Propagation Properties Using a Scanning Laser Acoustic Microscope", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981.

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1980


Berkwits, Leland., "A Multiple motor Control System for Ultrasonic Computed Axial Tomography", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980.

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Chan, Kenneth., "A Data Acquisition System for Ultrasonic Tomography", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980.

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Grady, Steven C., "Experimental Procedures and Data Compilation Techniques for Ultrasonic Dosimetric Analysis", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980.

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Kim, Hyun-Kyung L., "The Combined Effects of Ultrasonic Energy Exposure and Protein-Deficient Diet on both Maternal and Fetal Mice", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980.

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Law, Wing., "Harmonic Generation in the Sound Field of a 3 MHz, 1/2 Inch Diameter Plane Piston Source", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980.

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Longley, Lester A., "The Distribution of Ultrasonic Heating in Lossy Cylinders and Spheres", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980.

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Rhodes, David C., "Bioacoustics Fast Fourier Transform Processor", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980.

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Vaughn, Steven T., "Automation of Ultrasound Dosimetry Experiment", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980.

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1979


Brady, John K., "Ultrasonic Toxicity: A Preliminary Investigation of Effects on Murine Gonads and the in Utero Fetus", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979.

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Edwards, Charles., "Examination of Mammalian Tendon with Acoustic Microscopy using Various Reference Media", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979.

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Johnston, Ronald L., "Dose-effect Relationships for Ultrasound Irradiation of Brain Tissue", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979.

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Lerner, Benjamin., "Microcomputer-Controlled Servo System for An Ultrasonic Computer-Assisted Tomographic Scanner", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979.

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1978


Goss, Stephen A., "The Role of Collagen in the Ultrasonic Properties of Tissue", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1978.

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Januzik, Scott J., "Two Student of Biological Effects Due t Ultrasonic Irradiation", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1978.

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1976


Schill, John P., "Toward a Respirator Control System", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1976.

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1973


Lohnes, James E., "A study of Ultrasonic Threshold Dosages for the Mammalian Central Nervous System", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1973.

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1972


Denney, David C., "An Ultrasonic Resonator for Determining Speed of Sound and Absorption in Small Volumes of Liquid Media", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1972.

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1971


Averbuch, Aaron J., "A Photo-electric Method for Detecting Acoustically Induced Birefringence in Liquids", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1971.

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1970


Christman, Christopher L., "Methods for Measuring the Ultrasonic Absorption of Aqueous Solutions of Deoxyribonuleic Acid", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1970.

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O'Brien, William D., "The Absorption of Ultrasound in Aqueous Solutions of Biological Polymers", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1970.

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1968


Green, John E., "A Correlation Between Naturally Occuring Infrasonics and Selected Human Behavior", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1968.

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Kessler, Lawrence W., "The Absorption of Ultrasound in Aqueous Solutions of Bovine Serum Albumin and Polyethylene Glycol", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1968.

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O'Brien, William D Jr., "The Absorption of Ultrasound in Aqueous Solutions of Polyethylene Glycol", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1968.

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1967


Hawley, Stephen A., "Ultrasonic Absorption in Aqueous Suspensions of Small Elastic Particles", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1967.

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1966


Macleod, Robert M., "An Investigation of the Effects of Intense Noncavitating Ultrasound on Selected Enzymes", Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1966.

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1965


Averbuch, Aaron J., "The Role of Depolarizing Agents in the Conduction and Transmission of Action Potentials in Nerves Muscles", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1965.

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1964


Pearle, Harry S., "Rhythmicity in Neuron-Like Lines", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1964.

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1963


Hawley, Stephen A., "Degradation of DNA by Intense, Noncavitating Ultrasound", M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1963.

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