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BRL Publications (1950 - 1959)

Selected Bioacoustics Research Lab publications from 1947 through the present are available in pdf format. If the full pdf of a publication is available, the title will be linked. Updated: May 9, 2012.

Browse publications by decade: 1947 - 1949 | 1950 - 1959 | 1960 - 1969 | 1970 - 1979 | 1980 - 1989 | 1990 - 1999 |

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1959

• F. Dunn and W. J. Fry. Ultrasonic Absorption Microscope. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 31, 632-633, 1959.

• W. J. Fry. Ultrasound: Its Roles in Basic and Applied Neurologic and Psychologic Research. Presented at 1959 Alfred Korzybski Memorial Symposium In General Semantics Bulletin, 24 & 25, 1959.

• R. Meyers, W. J. Fry, F. J. Fry, L. L. Dreyer, D. F. Schultz and R. F. Noyes. Early Experiences with Ultrasonic Irradiation of the Pallidofugal and Nigral Complexes in Hyperkinetic and Hypertonic Disorders. Journal of Neurosurgery, 16, 32-54, 1959.


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1958

• F. Dunn. Physical Mechanisms of the Action of Intense Ultrasound on Tissue. American Journal of Physical Medicine, 37, 148-151, 1958.

• F. J. Fry, H. W. Ades, W. J. Fry. Production of Reversible Changes in the Central Nervous System by Ultrasound. Science, 127, 83-84, 1958.

• W. J. Fry. Biological and Medical Acoustics. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 30, 387-393, 1958.

• W. J. Fry. Intense Ultrasound in Investigations of the Central Nervous System. In Advances in Biological and Medical Physics Vol VI, ed. by C. A. Tobias and J. H. Lawrence, pp. 281-348, Academic Press, Inc., New York, 1958.

• W. J. Fry. Use of Intense Ultrasound in Neurological Research. American Journal of Physical Medicine, 37, 143-147, 1958.

• W. J. Fry, R. Meyers, F. J. Fry, D. F. Schultz, L. L. Dreyer and R. F. Noyes. Topical Differentia of Pathogenetic Mechanisms Underlying Parkinsonian Tremor and Rigidity as Indicated by Ultrasonic Irradiation of the Human Brain. Transactions of the American Neurologial Association, pp. 16-24, 1958.

• W. J. Fry. Intensiver Ultraschall, ein Werkzeug der Neurologie. Internationale Rundschau Fur Physukalische Medizin, 11, 118-126, 1958.

• E. Kelly and W. J. Fry. Isometric Twitch Tension of Frog Skeletal Muscle as a Function of Temperature. Science, 128, 200-202, 1958.


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1957

• F. Dunn. Comments on Mechanical Mechanism of Destructive Effects of Sound on Tissue. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 29, 395-396, 1957.

• F. Dunn and W. J. Fry. An Ultrasonic Dosage Study: Functional End-point. In Ultrasound in Biology and Medicine, ed. by E. Kelly, pp. 226-235, American Institute of Biological Sciences, Washington, D.C., Waverly Press, Baltimore, 1957.

• W. J. Fry and F. Dunn. Precision Calibration of Ultrasonic Fields by Thermoelectric Probes. IRE National Convention Record, Part 9, 39-42, 1957.

• W. J. Fry and F. Dunn. Precision Calibration of Ultrasonic Fields by Thermoelectric Probes. IRE Transactions on Ultrasonic Engineering, 5, 59-65, 1957.

• W. J. Fry and F. J. Fry. Neurosonicsurgery. In Ultrasound in Biology and Medicine, ed. by E. Kelly, pp. 99-109, American Institute of Biological Sciences, Washington, D.C., Waverly Press, Baltimore, 1957.

• W. J. Fry, J. F. Brennan and J. W. Barnard. Histological Study of Changes Produced by Ultrasound in the Gray and White Matter of the Central Nervous System. In Ultrasound in Biology and Medicine, ed. by E. Kelly, pp. 110-130, American Institute of Biological Sciences, Washington, D.C., Waverly Press, Baltimore, 1957.

• W. J. Fry. Thermocouple Probes. In Ultrasound in Biology and Medicine, ed. by E. Kelly, pp. 239-243, American Institure of Biological Sciences, Washington, D.C., Waverly Press, Baltimore, 1957.

• W. J. Fry and Floyd Dunn. Some Aspects of the Present Status of Ultrasound in Fundamental Biological Research and in Medicine (A Report on the International Conference of Ultrasonics in Medicine, Los Angeles, California, September 6-7, 1957). Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 29, 1374-1375, 1957.


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1956

• J. W. Barnard, W. J. Fry, F. J. Fry and J. F. Brennan. Small Localized Ultrasonic Lesions in the White and Gray Matter of the Cat Brain. A.M.A. Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry, 75, 15-35, 1956. Note: File Size 23.5 MB

• F. Dunn, F. J. Fry and W. J. Fry. Experimental Characteristics of Continuously Variable Resonant Frequency Crystal Systems. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 28, 275-280, 1956.

• W. J. Fry and Floyd Dunn. Ultrasonic Irradiation of the Central Nervous System at High Sound Levels. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 28, 129-131, 1956.

• W. J. Fry. Comments on a Recent Paper on Cerebral Ultrasonic Irradiation. Ultraschall in Medizin und Grenzbebieten, 9, 1956.

• W. J. Fry. Ultrasound in Neurology. Neurology, 6, 693-704, 1956.

• W. J. Fry. Comments on a Recent Paper by Hueter et al. on Ultrasonic Lesions in the Central Nervous System. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 28, 719-721, 1956.

• W. Welkowitz and W. J. Fry. Effects of High Intensity Sound on Electrical Conduction in Muscle. Journal of Cellular and Comparative Physiology, 48, 435-458, 1956.


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1955

• J. W. Barnard, W. J. Fry, F. J. Fry and R. F. Krumins. Effects of High Intensity Ultrasound on the Central Nervous System of the Cat. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 103, 459-484, 1955.

• F. J. Fry, F. Dunn and W. J. Fry. Design of Large Variable Resonant Frequency Transducers, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 27, 570-575, 1955.

• W. J. Fry, J. W. Barnard, F. J. Fry and J. F. Brennan. Ultrasonically Produced Localized Selective Lesions in the Central Nervous System. American Journal of Physical Medicine, 34, 413-423, 1955.

• W. J. Fry. Neurosonic Surgery. Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference on Ultrasonic Therapy, 1-6, 1955.

• W. J. Fry, J. W. Barnard, F. J. Fry, R. F. Krumins and J. F. Brennan. Ultrasonic Lesions in the Mammalian Central Nervous System. Science, 122, 517-518, 1955.

• W. J. Fry, V. J. Wulff and M. Brust. Retinal Action Potential - Effect of Temperature on Magnitude and Latency in the Grasshopper, Journal of Cellular and Comparative Physiology, 45, 265-272, 1955.

• V. J. Wulff, W. J. Fry and F. A. Linde. Retinal Action Potential- Theory and Experimental Results for Grasshopper Eyes. Journal of Cellular and Comparative Physiology, 45, 247-264, 1955.


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1954

• W. J. Fry and R. B. Fry. Determination of Absolute Sound Levels and Acoustic Absorption Coefficients by Thermocouple Probes - Theory. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 26, 294-310, 1954.

• W. J. Fry and R. B. Fry. Determination of Absolute Sound Levels and Acoustic Absorption Coefficients by Thermocouple Probes - Experiment. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 26, 311-317, 1954.

• W. J. Fry, W. H. Mosberg, Jr., J. W. Barnard and F. J. Fry. Production of Focal Destructive Lesions in the Central Nervous System with Ultrasound. Journal of Neurosurgery, 11, 471-478, 1954.

• W. J. Fry and J. W. Barnard. Selective Action of Ultrasound on Nerve Tissue. Convention Record of the I. R. E., Part 6, Audio and Ultrasonics, 1954.

• W. Welkowitz and W. J. Fry. Characteristics of Radiating Variable Resonanant Frequency Crystal Systems. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 26, 159-165, 1954.

• W. Welkowitz. Programing a Digital Computer for Cell Counting and Sizing. The Review of Scientific Instruments, 25, 1202-1204, 1954.


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1953

• W. J. Fry. Action of Ultrasound on Nerve Tissue - a Review. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 25, 1-5, 1953.

• W. J. Fry and R. B. Fry. Temperature Changes Produced in Tissue during Ultrasonic Irradiation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 25, 6-11, 1953.

• W. J. Fry. Brain Surgery by Sound. Research Reviews, Office of Naval Research, Department of the Navy, March, 1953.

• W. J. Fry. Intense Ultrasound - A New Research Tool for Neurological Research. A paper read at the Annual Meeting of the Royal Medico-Psychological Association, 85-96, 1953.


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1952

• W. J. Fry. Mechanism of Acoustic Absorption in Tissue. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 24, 412-415, 1952.


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1951

• R. B. Fry and W. J. Fry. Crystal Systems with Low Loss. Journal of Applied Physics, 22, 198-200, 1951.

• W. J. Fry, R. B. Fry and W. Hall. Variable Resonant Frequency Crystal Systems. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 23, 94-110, 1951.

• W. J. Fry, D. Tucker, F. J. Fry and V. J. Wulff. Physical Factors Involved in Ultrasonically Induced Changes in Living Systems: II. Amplitude Duration Relations and the Effect of Hydrostatic Pressure for Nerve Tissue. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 23, 364-368, 1951.

• W. L. Hall and W. J. Fry. Design of Variable Resonant Frequency Crystal Transducers. Review of Scientific Instruments, 22, 155-161, 1951.

• P.D. Wall, W. J. Fry, R. Stephens, D. Tucker and J. Y. Lettvin. Changes Produced in the Central Nervous System by Ultrasound. Science, 114, 686-687, 1951.

• V. J. Wulff, W. J. Fry, D. Tucker, F. J. Fry and C. Melton. Effects of Ultrasonic Vibrations on Nerve Tissues. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, 76, 361-366, 1951.


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1950

• W. J. Fry and R. B. Fry. A Possible Mechanism Involved in the Conduction Process of Thin Sheathed Nerve Fiber. Journal of Cellular and Comparative Physiology, 36, 229-240, 1950.

• W. J. Fry and R. B. Fry. Theoretical Consideration of a Possible Mechanism in the Conduction Process of Thin-Sheathed Nerve Fibers. Bulletin of Mathematical Biophysics, 12, 303-315, 1950.

• W. J. Fry, V. J. Wulff, D. Tucker and F. J. Fry. Physical Factors Involved in Ultrasonically Induced Changes in Living Systems: I. Identification of Non-Temperature Effects. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 22, 867-876, 1950.

•F. J. Fry. An Ultrasonic projector Design for a Wide Range of Research Applications. The Review of Scientific Instruments, 21, 940-941, 1950.


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