Reflection of ultrasound waves

Case contributed by Dr Jeffrey Cheng

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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Case information

rID: 55792
Published: 26th Sep 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Princess Alexandra Hospital

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