The potential of a pulse compression technique has been experimentally evaluated for speckle reduction processing. Multifrequency and multibandwidth data were obtained from a speckle generating medium using frequency modulated pulses. Speckle decorrelation factors and loss of axial resolution were quantified. The technique is shown to be successful in its primary objective but some additional advantages need further exploration.

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Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society 14N5 (1992) 2126-2128 "Evaluation of pulse compression technique for ultrasound speckle reduction," Proceedings of the 14th International conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Held in Paris, France: 29 October - 1 November, 1992. ©1992 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE. This material is presented to ensure timely dissemination of scholarly and technical work. Copyright and all rights therein are retained by authors or by other copyright holders. All persons copying this information are expected to adhere to the terms and constraints invoked by each author's copyright. In most cases, these works may not be reposted without the explicit permission of the copyright holder. ISBN: 0-7803 -0785-2Note: imported from RIT’s Digital Media Library running on DSpace to RIT Scholar Works in February 2014.

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Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science (COS)


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