Reflection of ultrasound waves

Case contributed by Dr Jeffrey Cheng
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Case Discussion

Figure is schematic representation of ultrasound waves passing through a tissue plane causing reflection with an equal angle of incidence and reflection. The reflected wave has an amplitude smaller than the incident wave based on the reflective coefficient of tissue A to B. 

Diagram by Jeffrey Cheng 

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