Design of an angular weighting template for coherent plane wave compounding in Fourier domain

Chuan Chen, G.A.G.M. Hendriks, H.H.G. Hansen, C.L. de Korte

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Abstract

Coherent plane wave compound imaging has already shown to provide equal image quality as multi-focal conventional imaging at more than ten times higher frame rates. Furthermore, image reconstruction of plane wave ultrasound is more computational efficient in Fourier domain (e.g. Lu's or Stolt's f-k) than in spatial domain (e.g. Delay-and-Sum (DAS)). In this study we fully integrated the Stolt's f-k method and coherent compounding in the Fourier domain to further increase its computational efficiency. Additionally, we introduced a weighting template for Fourier domain methods which is rotated as a function of plane wave transmission angle (angular weighting) and investigated how it affects contrast and resolution of coherently compounded images.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781538633830
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Oct 2017
EventIEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017 - Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, United States
Duration: 6 Sep 20179 Sep 2017
http://ewh.ieee.org/conf/ius/2017/

Conference

ConferenceIEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017
Abbreviated titleIUS
CountryUnited States
CityWashington
Period6/09/179/09/17
Internet address

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    Chen, C., Hendriks, G. A. G. M., Hansen, H. H. G., & de Korte, C. L. (2017). Design of an angular weighting template for coherent plane wave compounding in Fourier domain. In 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017 [8091659] IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/ULTSYM.2017.8091659