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Selected Bioengineering Research Partnership related publications from 1952 through the present are available in pdf format. If the full pdf of a publication is available, the title will be linked. Updated: May 23, 2012.

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2009

• J. J. Anderson, M.-T. Herd, M. R. King, A. Haak, Z. T. Hafez, J. Song, J. L. Oelze, E. L. Madsen, J. A. Zagzebski, W. D. O' Brien, Jr. and T. J. Hall. Interlaboratory Comparison of Backscatter Coefficient Estimates for Tissue-Mimicking Phantoms. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 1950-1953, 2009.

• T. A. Bigelow. Estimation of Ultrasound Tissue Attenuation Along the Propagation Path by Applying Multiple Filters to the Backscattered Echoes. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Ultrasonics Syposium, 1954-1957, 2009.

• A. Dapore, M. R. King, J. Harter, S. Sarwate, M. L. Oelze, J. A. Zagzebski, M. N. Do, T. J. Hall and William D. O'Brien, Jr. Analysis of Human Fibroadenomas using Three-dimensional Impedance Maps. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 309-312, 2009.

• G. Ghoshal and M. L. Oelze. Use of Quantitative Ultrasound to Detect Temperature Variations in Biological Phantoms due to Heating. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 1780-1783, 2009.

• A. Haak, Z. T. Hafez, J. J. Anderson, M.-T. Herd, K. Nam, E. L. Madsen, T. A. Bigelow, T. J. Hall and William D. O'Brien, Jr. Algorithm for Estimating the Attenuation Slope from Backscattered Ultrasonic Signals. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 1946-1949, 2009.

• Z. T. Hafez, L. A. Wirtzfeld, A. Battles, R. J. Miller, S. Sarwate, M. L. Oelze, T. J. Hall and William D. O'Brien, Jr. Estimating Scatterer Properties in Rat Fibroadenomas Using Various Mathematical Form Factors. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 294-297, 2009.

• D. Hruska, R. Lavarello, W. D. O'Brien, Jr. and M. L. Oelze. Improved Estimation of Parameters of the Homodyned K Distribution. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 2268-2271, 2009.

• D. P. Hruska, J. Sanchez and M. L. Oelze. Improved Diagnostics through Quantitative Ultrasound Imaging. Proceedings of the 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, 1946-1949, 2009.

• D. P. Hruska and M. L. Oelze. Improved Parameter Estimates Based on the Homodyned K Distribution. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 56, 2471-2481, 2009.

• R. J. Lavarello and M. L. Oelze. An Improved Method for Tomographic Density Imaging Using a Multiple Frequency Inverse Scattering Approach. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 1467-1470, 2009.

• R. J. Lavarello and M. L. Oelze. Density Imaging Using Inverse Scattering. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 125, 793-802, 2009.

• R. J. Lavarello and M. L. Oelze. Tomographic Reconstruction of Three-Dimensional Volumes Using the Distorted Born Iterative Method. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 28, 1643-1653, 2009.

• R. J. Lavarello, M. L. Oelze, M. Orescanin, M. Berggren and S. Johnson. Implementation of Scatterer Size Imaging on an Ultrasonic Breast Tomography Scanner. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 305-308, 2009.

• J. R. Sanchez and M. L. Oelze. An Ultrasonic Imaging Speckle-Suppression and Contrast-Enhancement Technique by Means of Frequency Compounding and Coded Excitation. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 56, 1327-1339, 2009.

• J. R. Sanchez, D. Pocci and M. L. Oelze. A Novel Coded Excitation Scheme to Improve Spatial and Contrast Resolution of Quantitative Ultrasound Imaging. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 56, 2111-2123, 2009.

2008

• T.A. Bigelow.Ultrasound Attenuation Estimation Using Backscattered Echoes from Multiple Sources. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 124, 1367-1373, 2008.

• T. A. Bigelow, B. L. McFarlin, W. D. O'Brien, Jr. and M. L. Oelze. In vivo ultrasonic attenuation slope estimates for detecting cervical ripening in rats: Preliminary results. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123, 1794-1800, 2008.

• S. G. Kanzler and M. L. Oelze. Improved Scatterer Size Estimation Using Backscatter Coefficient Measurements with Coded Excitation and Pulse Compression.The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123, 4599-4607, 2008.

• H. Kim and T. Varghese. Hybrid Spectral Domain Method for Attenuation Slope Estimation. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology, 34, 1808-1819, 2008.

• H. Kim, J. A. Zagzebski and T. Varghese. Estimation of ultrasound attenuation from broadband echo-signals using bandpass filtering. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 55, 1153-1159, 2008.

• R. Lavarello and M. Oelze. A Study on the Reconstruction of Moderate Contrast Targets Using the Distorted Born Iterative Method. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 55, 112-124, 2008.

• R. J. Lavarello, J. R. Sanchez and M. L. Oelze. Improving the Quality of QUS Imaging Using Full Angular Spatial Compounding. Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 32-35, 2008.

• R. J. Lavarello and M. L. Oelze. Two Approaches for Tomographic Density Imaging Using Inverse Scattering. Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 1298-1301, 2008.

• W. Liu, J. A. Zagzebski, T. J. Hall, E. L. Madsen, T. Varghese, M. A. Kliewer, S. Panda, C. Lowery and S. Barnes. Acoustic Backscatter and effective scatter size estimates using a 2D CMUT transducer. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 53, 4169-4183, 2008.

• J. Mamou, M. L. Oelze, W. D. O'Brien, Jr. and J. F. Zachary. Extended Three-Dimensional Impedance Map Methods for Identifying Ultrasonic Scattering Sites. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123, 1195-1208, 2008.

• J. Mamou, M. L. Oelze, W. D. O'Brien, Jr. and J. F. Zachary. Computational Three-Dimensional Acoustic Tissue Models From Histologic Sections. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, February Cover, 55, 2008.

• J. R. Sanchez, D. Pocci and M. L. Oelze. Using Resolution Enhancement Compression to Reduce Variance of Scatterer Size Estimates from Ultrasonic Backscattered Signals. Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 36-39, 2008.

• T. A. Stiles, E. L. Madsen and G. R. Frank. An exposimetry system using tissue-mimicking liquid. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 34, 123-136, 2008.


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2007

• T. A. Bigelow, B. L. McFarlin, and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Correcting for Focusing when Estimating Attenuation for Tissue Characterization based on Gaussian Approximations of the Beam Profile. Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 2497-2500, 2007.

• T. A. Bigelow and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Experimental Validation of the Spectral Fit Algorithm using Tissue Mimicking Phantoms. Acoustical Imaging, 28, 249-256, 2007.

• H. Kim and T. Varghese. Attenuation estimation using spectral cross-correlation. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 54, 510-519, 2007.

• J. Mamou, M. L. Oelze, W. D. O'Brien, Jr. and J. F. Zachary. Three-dimensional Acoustic Tissue Model: A Computational Tissue Phantom for Image Analyses. Acoustical Imaging, 28, 419-426, 2007.

• M. L. Oelze.Bandwidth and Resolution Enhancement Through Pulse Compression. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 54, 768-781, 2007.

• M. L. Oelze, W. D. O'Brien, Jr. and J. F. Zachary. Quantitative Ultrasound Assessment of Breast Cancer Using a Multiparameter Approach. Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 981-984, 2007.

• M. L. Oelze, W. D. O'Brien, Jr. and J. F. Zachary. High-frequency Quantitative Ultrasound Imaging of Solid Tumors in Mice. Acoustical Imaging, 28, 301-306, 2007.

• H. Shi, H. Tu, R. J. Dempsey and T. Varghese. Ultrasonic Attenuation estimation in small plaque samples using a power difference method. Ultrasonic Imaging, 29, 15-30, 2007.


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2006

• T. A. Bigelow and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Impact of Local Attenuation Approximations when Estimating Correlation Length from Backscattered Ultrasound Echoes. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 120, 546-553, 2006.

• C. Gorig, T. Varghese, T. A. Stiles, J. V. D. Broek, J. A. Zagzebski, and C. J. Murphy. Evaluation of acoustic wave propagation velocities in the ocular lens and vitreous tissues of pigs, dogs, and rabbits. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 67, 288-295, 2006.

• M. F. Insana and M. L. Oelze. Advanced Ultrasonic Imaging Techniques for Breast Cancer Research. Book Chapter in Emerging Technologies in Breast Imaging and Mammography, J. S. Suri, R. M. Rangayyan, S. Laxminarayan, editors, American Scientific Publishers, Valencia, CA, 2006.

• R. Lavarello, F. Kamalabadi and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. A Regularized Inverse Approach to Ultrasonic Pulse-echo Imaging. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 25, 712-722, 2006.

• W. Liu, J. A. Zagzebski, T. Varghese, A. L. Gerig and T. J. Hall. Spectral and scatterer-size correlation during angular compounding: Simulations and experimental studies. Ultrasonic Imaging, 28, 230-244, 2006.

• J. Mamou, M. L. Oelze, W. D. O'Brien, Jr. and J. F. Zachary. Perspective on Biomedical Quantitative Ultrasound Imaging. IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 112-116, May, 2006.

• B. L. McFarlin, W. D. O'Brien, Jr., M. L. Oelze, J. F. Zachary and R. C. White-Traut. Quantitative Ultrasound Assessment of the Rat Cervix. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 25, 1031-1040, 2006.

• M. L. Oelze. Improved Axial Resolution Using Pre-enhanced Chirps and Pulse Compression. Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 1085-1088, 2006.

• M. L. Oelze and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Application of Three Scattering Models to the Characterization of Solid Tumors in Mice. Ultrasonic Imaging, 28, 83-96, 2006.

• M. L. Oelze and J. F. Zachary. Examination of Cancer in Mouse Models Using High-frequency Quantitative Ultrasound. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 32, 1639-1648, 2006.

• H. F. Tu, J. A. Zagzebski, Q. Chen. Attenuation estimations using envelope echo data: Analysis and simulations. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 32, 377-386, 2006.

• T. A. Wilson, Q. Chen, J. A. Zagzebski, T. Varghese and L. Van Middlesworth. Initial clinical experience imaging scatterer size and strain in thyroid nodules in-vivo. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 25, 1021-1029, 2006.

• T. A. Wilson, J. A. Zagzebski, T. Varghese, Q. Chen, M. Rao. The Ultrasonix 500RP: A commercial ultrasound research interface. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 53, 1772-1782, 2006.


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2005

• T. A. Bigelow and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. A Model for Estimating Ultrasound Attenuation along the Propagation Path to the Fetus from Backscattered Waveforms. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 118, 1210-1220, 2005.

• T. A. Bigelow and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Signal Processing Strategies that Improve Performance and Understanding of the Quantitative Ultrasound Spectral Fit Algorithm. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 118, 1808-1819, 2005.

• T. A. Bigelow and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Evaluation of the Spectral Fit Algorithm as Functions of Frequency Range and Δkaeff. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 52, 2003-2010, 2005.

• T. A. Bigelow, M. L. Oelze and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Estimation of Total Attenuation and Scatterer Size from Backscattered Ultrasound Waveforms. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 117, 1431-1439, 2005.

• J. M. Kofler, M. J. Lindstrom, F. Kelcz and E. L. Madsen. Association of automated and human observer lesion detecting ability using phantoms. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 31, 351-359, 2005.

• J. Mamou, M. L. Oelze, W. D. O'Brien, Jr. and J. F. Zachary. Ultrasound Characterization of Three Animal Mammary Tumors from Three-Dimensional Acoustic Tissue Models. Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 866-869, 2005

• J. Mamou, M. L. Oelze, W. D. O'Brien, Jr. and J. F. Zachary. Identifying Ultrasonic Scattering Sites from Three-dimensional Impedance Maps. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 117, 413-423, 2005.

• T. A. Stiles, E. L. Madsen, G. R. Frank, T. Diehl and J. A. Lucey.Tissue-mimicking liquid for use in exposimetry. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 24, 502-516, 2005.

• H. F. Tu, J. A. Zagzebski, A. L. Gerig, Q. Chen, E. L. Madsen and T. J. Hall. Optimization of angular and frequency compounding in ultrasonic attenuation estimations. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 117, 3307-3318, 2005.

• K. A. Wear, T. A. Stiles, G. R. Frank, E. L. Madsen, F. Cheng, E. J. Feleppa, C. S. Hall, B. S. Kim, P. Lee, W. D. O'Brien, Jr., M. L. Oelze, B. I. Raju, K. K. Shung, T. A. Wilson and J. R. Yuan. Interlaboratory Comparison of Ultrasonic Backscatter Coefficient Measurements from 2 to 9 MHz. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 24, 1235-1250, 2005.


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2004

• T. A. Bigelow and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Scatterer Size Estimation in Pulse-echo Ultrasound using Focused Sources: Theoretical Approximations and Simulation Analysis. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 116, 578-593, 2004.

• T. A. Bigelow and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Scatterer Size Estimation in Pulse-echo Ultrasound using Focused Sources: Calibration Measurements and Phantom Experiments. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 116, 594-602, 2004.

• Q. Chen and J. A. Zagzebski. Simulation study of effects of speed of sound and attenuation on ultrasound lateral resolution. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 30, 1297-1306, 2004.

• A. Gerig, Q. Chen, J. A. Zagzebski, and T. Varghese. Correlation of ultrasonic scatterer size estimates for the statistical analysis and optimization of angular compounding. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 116, 1832-1841, 2004.

• A Gerig, T. Varghese, and J. A. Zagzebski. Improved parametric imaging of scatterer size estimates using angular compounding. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency COntrol, 51, 708-715, 2004.

• A Gerig and J. A. Zagzebski. Errors in ultrasonic scatterer size estimates due to phase and amplitude aberration. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 115, 3244-3252, 2004.

• M. A. Haun, D. L. Jones and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Overdetermined Least-squares Aberration Estimates Using Common-midpoint Signals. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 23, 1205-1220, 2004.

• M. L. Oelze and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Defining Optimal Axial and Lateral Resolution for Estimating Scatterer Properties from Volumes using Ultrasound Backscatter. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 115, 3226-3234, 2004.

• M. L. Oelze and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Improved Scatterer Property Estimates from Ultrasound Backscatter for Small Gate Lengths using a Gate-edge Correction Factor. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 116, 3212-3223, 2004.

• M. L. Oelze, W. D. O'Brien, Jr., J. P. Blue and J. F. Zachary. Differentiation and Characterization of Rat Mammary Fibroadenomas and 4T1 Mouse Carcinomas using Quantitative Ultrasound Imaging. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 23, 764-771, 2004.

• U. Techavipoo, T. Varghese, J. A. Zagzebski, Q. Chen, T. A. Stiles, and G. Frank. Temperature dependence of ultrasonic propagation speed and attenuation coefficient in excised canine liver tissue measured using transmitted and reflected pulses. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 115, 2859-2865, 2004.

• J. A. Zagzebski, A. Gerig, Q. Chen, H. Tu, W. Liu, T. Varghese, and T. J. Hall. Parametric imaging using a clinical scanner. IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium Proceesings, 2165-2168, 2004.


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2003

• Z. M. Benenson, A. B. Elizarov, T. V. Yakovleva, and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. High-Resolution and Fast 3D Ultrasonic Imaging Technique. Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, pp. 1561-1564, 2003.

• T. A. Bigelow and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Scatterer Size Estimation Using A Generalized Ultrasound Attenuation-Compensation Function to Correct for Focusing. Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, pp. 1026-1029, 2003.

• A. Gerig, J. A. Zagzebski and T. Varghese. Statistics of ultrasonic scatterer size estimation with a reference phantom. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 113, 3430-3437, 2003.

• T. J. Hall, W. Svensson, P. V. Behren, Y. Zhu, J. Malin, C. Spalding, A. COnnors, D. Chopra and C. Lowery. Lesion size ratio for differentiating breast masses. IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium Proceedings, 1247-1240, 2003.

• M. A. Haun, D. L. Jones and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Aberration Correction with OFF: The Overdetermined Fan-filtering Algorithm. Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, pp. 1231-1234, 2003.

• J. Mamou, M. L. Oelze, J. F. Zachary and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Ultrasound Scatterer Size Estimation Technique Based on a 3D Acoustic Impedance Map from Histologic Sections. Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, pp. 1022-1025, 2003.

• M. L. Oelze and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Erratum: Frequency-dependent Attenuation-compensation Functions for Ultrasonic Signals Backscattered from Random Media [J. Acoust. Soc. Am, 111, 2308-2319 (2002)] Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 114, 2967-2968, 2003.

• M. L. Oelze, J. F. Zachary and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Parametric Imaging of Solid Tumors using Average Scatter Size and Acoustic Concentration. Proceedings of the 2003 World Congress on Ultrasound, pp. 641-644, 2003.

• M. L. Oelze, J. F. Zachary and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Differentiation of Tumor Types In Vivo by Scatterer Property Estimates and Parametric Images Using Ultrasound Backscatter. Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, pp 1014-1017, 2003.

• H. Tu, T. Varghese, E. L. Madsen, Q. Chen and J. A. Zagzebski. Ultrasound attenuation imaging using compound aquisition and processing. Ultrasonic Imaging, 25, 245-261, 2003.


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2002

• Z. M. Benenson, A. B. Elizarov, T. V. Yakovleva, and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Approach to 3D Ultrasound High Resolution Imaging for Mechanically Moving Large-Aperture Transducer Based upon 3D Fourier Transform. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 49, 1665-1685, 2002.

• Z. M. Benenson, A. B. Elizarov, T. V. Yakovleva, and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Depth-independent Narrow Beamwidth 3D Ultrasonic Image Formation Technique. Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, pp. 1549-1552, 2002.

• Z. M. Benenson, A. B. Elizarov, T. V. Yakovleva, and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Moving Linear Array Technique: Improved Lateral Resolution with Decreased Scan Time to Form a 3D Image. Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, pp. 1620-1623, 2002.

• T. A. Bigelow and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Experimental Evaluation of Indicators of Nonlinearity for Use in Ultrasound Transducer Characterizations. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 28, 1509-1520, 2002.

• T. A. Bigelow and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Experimental Evaluation of Some Possible Nonlinearity Indicators. Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, pp. 1359-1362, 2002.

• M. A. Haun, D. L. Jones and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Efficient Three-dimensional Imaging from a Small Cylindrical Aperture. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 49, 861-870, 2002.

• M. A. Haun, D. L. Jones and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Adaptive Focusing Through Layered Media Using the Geophysical "Time Migration" Concept. Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, pp. 1594-1597, 2002.

• M. L. Oelze and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Frequency-dependent Attenuation-compensation Functions for Ultrasonic Signals Backscattered from Random Media. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 111, 2308-2319, 2002.

• M. L. Oelze and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Method of Improved Scatterer Size Estimation and Application to Parametric Imaging using Ultrasound. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 112, 3053-3063, 2002.

• M. L. Oelze, W. D. O'Brien, Jr. and R. G. Darmody. Measurement of Attenuation and Speed of Sound in Soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 66, 788-796, 2002.

• M. L. Oelze, J. F. Zachary and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Ultrasonic RF-based Imaging for the Purposes of Characterizing the Microstructure of Solid Tumors. Proceedings of the 2002 SPIE International Symposium on Medical Imaging and Signal Processing, vol. 4687, pp. 152-158, 2002.

• M. L. Oelze, J. F. Zachary and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Characterization of Tissue Microstructure using Ultrasonic Backscatter: Theory and Technique Optimization using a Gaussian Form Factor. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 112, 1202-1211, 2002.

• M. L. Oelze, J. F. Zachary and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Parametric Imaging of Rat Mammary Tumors In Vivo for the Purposes of Tissue Characterization. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 21, 1201-1210, 2002.

• M. L. Oelze, J. F. Zachary and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Ultrasonic Quantification of the Tissue Microstructure of Spontaneous Mammary Tumors in Rats. Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, pp. 1338-1341, 2002.

• U. Techavipoo, T. Varghese, J. A. Zagzebski, T. Stiles and G. Frank. Temperature dependence of ultrasonic propagation speed and attenuation in canine tissues. Ultrasonic Imaging, 24, 246-260, 2002.


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2001

• J. E. Assentoft, H. Gresersen and W. D. O'Brien Jr. Propagation Speed of Sound Assessment in the Layers of the Guinea-pig Esophagus by Means of Acoustic Microscopy. Ultrasonics, 39, 263-268, 2001.

• W. D. D'Souza and E. L. Madsen. Tissue-mimicking materials for a multi-imaging modality prostate phantom. Medical Physics, 28, 688-700, 2001.

• T. J. Hall, E. L. Madsen, F. Dong, G. R. Frank and I. Medina. Low reflection coefficient materials for system characterization. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 27, 1003-1010, 2001.

• J. M. Kofler and E. L. Madsen. Improved method for determining resolution zones in ultrasound phantoms with spherical simulated lesions. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 27, 1667-1676, 2001.

• M. L. Oelze, J. F. Zachary and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. B-mode Images of Spontaneous Rat Mammary Tumors Enhanced by Estimated Scatterer Parameters. Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, pp. 1261-1264, 2001.

• G. A. Teotico, R. J. Miller, L. A. Frizzell, J. F. Zachary and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Attenuation Coefficient Estimates of Mouse and Rat Chest Wall. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 48, 593-601, 2001.

• K. A. Topp, J.F. Zachary and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Quantifying B-mode Images of In Vivo Rat Mammary Tumor with Frequency Dependence of Backscatter. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 20, 605-612, 2001.


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2000

• N. Akashi, J. Kushibiki, and F. Dunn. Measurements of Acoustic Properties of Dextran Solutions in the VHF/UHF range. Ultrasonics, 38, 915-919, 2000.

• J. E. Assentoft, H. Gregersen and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Determination of Biomechanical Properties in the Guinea-Pig Esophagus by Means of High Frequency Ultrasound and Impedance Planimetry. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 45, 1260-1266, 2000.

• T. J. Hall, H. A. Khant, M. F. Insana, J. G. Wood, Y. Zhu, D. Preston and B. D. Cowley. The utility of quantitative ultrasound for tracking the progression of polycystic kidney disease. Proceedings of SPIE on Medical Imaging, 161-171, 2000.

• M. A. Haun, D. L. Jones and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Efficient Three-dimensional Imaging from a Small Cylindrical Aperture. Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, pp. 1589-1592, 2000.

• M. F. Insana, T. J. Hall and P. Chaturvedi. Ultrasonic scattering in deformed media and the effects on strain imaging. IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium Proceedings, 1825-1828, 2000.

• E. L. Madsen. Quality assurance for grey-scale imaging. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 26, S48-S50, 2000.

• K. A. Topp and W. D. O'Brien, Jr. Anisotropy of Ultrasonic Propagation and Scattering Properties in Fresh Rat Skeletal Muscle In Vitro. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 107, 1027-1033, 2000.


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