Works (248)

Updated: April 17th, 2024 05:00

2024 article

Carbon nanofibers/liquid metal composites for high temperature laser ultrasound

Garcia, N., Kim, H., Vinod, K., Sahoo, A., Wax, M., Kim, T., … Jiang, X. (2024, March). ULTRASONICS, Vol. 138.

By: N. Garcia n, H. Kim*, K. Vinod n, A. Sahoo n, M. Wax n, T. Kim*, T. Fang n, V. Narayanaswamy n, H. Wu n, X. Jiang n

author keywords: Photoacoustic; Carbon nanofiber; High temperature; Laser ultrasound; Liquid metal
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2024 journal article

Comparison of field-cooling DC poling and AC poling for lead perovskite relaxor-PbTiO<sub>3</sub> single crystals grown by a continuous feeding Bridgman process

JAPANESE JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 63(4).

By: Y. Yamashita, Y. Yamagata, Y. Xiang, H. Maiwa, Z. Xu & X. Jiang

author keywords: lead magnesium niobate titanate; relaxor; lead perovskite; poling; dielectric constant; piezoelectric constant; domain structure
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 15, 2024

2024 journal article

High-Performance PMN-PT Single-Crystal-Based 1-3 Composite Transducer Integrated with a Biopsy Needle

BIOSENSORS-BASEL, 14(2).

By: B. Kreager n, H. Wu n, W. Chang, S. Moon n, J. Mitchell n, C. Peng*, C. Huang*, M. Muller n, J. Tian, X. Jiang n

author keywords: imaging-guided biopsy; high-frequency ultrasound; piezoelectric; fine needle aspiration; ultrasound imaging
TL;DR: The integrated biopsy needle prototype exhibited high accuracy in estimating nodule area compared to actual dimensions in vitro and underscores the promising potential of biopsy-needle-integrated transducers in enhancing the accuracy of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy (EUS-FNA) for clinical applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: March 11, 2024

2024 journal article

Influence of reaction cell electrodes on organic electrochemical transistors

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 124(9).

Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 1, 2024

2024 article

Shear Horizontal Guided Wave Sensors Based on CTGS Piezoelectric Crystal for High-Temperature Structural Health Monitoring

Wang, G., Hou, S., Xie, L., Peng, X., Li, Y., Zhao, X., … Yu, F. (2024, March 5). ADVANCED ELECTRONIC MATERIALS.

By: G. Wang*, S. Hou*, L. Xie*, X. Peng*, Y. Li*, X. Zhao*, S. Zhang*, X. Jiang n, F. Yu*

author keywords: CTGS crystal; defect localization; high temperature sensing; SH0 ultrasonic guided wave sensor; structural health monitoring
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 1, 2024

2023 article

A Bi-In-Sn eutectic multi-layer high temperature ultrasound transmitter with candle-soot nanoparticles for improved photoacoustic efficiency

NONDESTRUCTIVE CHARACTERIZATION AND MONITORING OF ADVANCED MATERIALS, AEROSPACE, CIVIL INFRASTRUCTURE, AND TRANSPORTATION XVII, Vol. 12487.

By: N. Garcia n, H. Kim*, K. Vinod n, T. Kim*, T. Fang n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Photoacoustic; NDE; high temperature; laser ultrasound; liquid metal
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
12. Responsible Consumption and Production (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 31, 2023

2023 journal article

A Model of High-Speed Endovascular Sonothrombolysis with Vortex Ultrasound-Induced Shear Stress to Treat Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis

RESEARCH, 6, 1–13.

By: B. Zhang n, H. Wu n, H. Kim n, P. Welch*, A. Cornett*, G. Stocker*, R. Nogueira*, J. Kim* ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 5, 2023

2023 review

Current Status of Sub-micron Cavitation-Enhancing Agents for Sonothrombolysis

[Review of ]. ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 49(5), 1049–1057.

By: K. Bautista n, J. Kim n, Z. Xu*, X. Jiang n & P. Dayton n

author keywords: Thrombosis; Sonothrombolysis; Cavitation; Phase-change nanodroplets; Nanoparticles; Nanoemulsions; Contrast agents
MeSH headings : Humans; Ultrasonography; Thrombosis / drug therapy; Ultrasonic Therapy; Fibrinolytic Agents / therapeutic use; High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Ablation; Mechanical Thrombolysis; Microbubbles; Thrombolytic Therapy
TL;DR: In this article, the applications of different sub-micron particles for sonothrombolysis are discussed and in vitro and in vivo studies that apply these particles as cavitation agents and as adjuvants to thrombotic drugs are reviewed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 24, 2023

2023 journal article

Development of a Wearable Ultrasound Transducer for Sensing Muscle Activities in Assistive Robotics Applications

BIOSENSORS-BASEL, 13(1).

By: X. Xue n, B. Zhang n, S. Moon n, G. Xu*, C. Huang*, N. Sharma n, X. Jiang n

author keywords: wearable ultrasound transducer; flexible ultrasound transducer; muscle movement; robotic prosthesis; powered exoskeleton; ultrasound imaging
MeSH headings : Animals; Swine; Robotics; Ultrasonography; Muscles; Transducers; Wearable Electronic Devices
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 16, 2023

2023 journal article

Enhanced electrical properties by AC poling of relaxor-Pb(Zr,Ti)O-3 single crystals manufactured by the solid state crystal growth method

JAPANESE JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 62(SM).

By: Y. Yamashita n, H. Sun*, Y. Xiang, H. Maiwa*, H. Lee*, H. Kim n, X. Jiang n

author keywords: piezoelectric materials; single crystals; solid state crystal growth; microstructure; piezoelectric properties; dielectric properties; AC poling
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 14, 2023

2023 journal article

Estimating Thrombus Elasticity by Shear Wave Elastography to Evaluate Ultrasound Thrombolysis for Thrombus With Different Stiffness

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 70(1), 135–143.

By: A. Rayes*, J. Zhang*, G. Lu*, X. Qian*, S. Schroff*, R. Ryu*, X. Jiang n, Q. Zhou*

author keywords: Elasticity; Vibrations; Transducers; inertial cavitation; shear wave elastography; shear wave speed; thrombus; thrombolysis; ultrasound
MeSH headings : Humans; Elasticity Imaging Techniques / methods; Ultrasonography / methods; Elasticity; Thrombosis / diagnostic imaging; Thrombosis / drug therapy; Thrombolytic Therapy
TL;DR: Investigating thrombus’ stiffness of different compositions and ages using shear wave elastography (SWE) and studying the effectiveness of ultrasound-thrombolysis on differentThrombus compositions suggests that throm bus with higher SWS require more power to achieve the same thrombosis rate asthrombus with lower SWS, and SWS is inversely related to HCT level and positively related to throm Bus age. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: March 20, 2023

2023 article

Ferroelectric Domain Wall Engineering Enables Thermal Modulation in PMN-PT Single Crystals

Negi, A., Kim, H. P., Hua, Z., Timofeeva, A., Zhang, X., Zhu, Y., … Liu, J. (2023, April 27). ADVANCED MATERIALS, Vol. 4.

By: A. Negi n, H. Kim n, Z. Hua*, A. Timofeeva n, X. Zhang n, Y. Zhu n, K. Peters n, D. Kumah n, X. Jiang n, J. Liu n

author keywords: domain walls; ferroelectrics; poling; thermal conductivity; thermal modulation
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 17, 2023

2023 journal article

Inertial Measurement Unit-Assisted Ultrasonic Tracking System for Ultrasound Probe Localization

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 70(9), 920–929.

author keywords: Dynamic localization; inertial navigation; Kalman filters; motion measurement; ultrasonic tracking
TL;DR: The proposed IMU-assisted US tracking system achieved centimeter-level positional tracking accuracy with the mean absolute error (MAE) of 12 mm and the MAE of orientational tracking was less than 1°. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: October 2, 2023

2023 journal article

Intravascular Sono-Ablation for In-Stent Restenosis Relief: Transducer Development and the In-Vitro Demonstration

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 70(7), 2172–2180.

By: H. Kim n, H. Wu n, M. Chen n, X. Dai, R. Zhou* & X. Jiang n

author keywords: In stent restenosis; focused ultrasound; tissue ablation; interstitial transducer; small aperture
MeSH headings : Humans; Coronary Restenosis; Stents; Computer Simulation; Treatment Outcome
TL;DR: The developed device can be used for sonoablation of the remaining plaque, providing a novel approach to the treatment of ISR, suggesting it could be as a future ISR treatment modality. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 7, 2023

2023 article

Intravascular sonothrombolysis with nanobubbles : <i>in</i>-<i>vitro</i> study

2023 IEEE 23RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NANOTECHNOLOGY, NANO, pp. 376–379.

By: H. Wu n, B. Kreager n, M. Chen n, B. Zhang n, E. Abenojar*, A. Exner*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: Micro/Nano-bubble mixture; Sonothrombolysis
TL;DR: An innovative method utilizing a stacked transducer for intravascular sonothrombolysis for higher lysis efficiency, employing a mixture of nanobubbles (NB) and microbubbles (MB) serves to enhance cavitation and improve the breakdown of clot structures. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: October 23, 2023

2023 article

Lung nodule biopsy guided using a 30 MHz ultrasound transducer: in vitro study

HEALTH MONITORING OF STRUCTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS XVII, Vol. 12488.

By: B. Kreager n, S. Moon n, J. Mitchell n, H. Wu n, C. Peng*, M. Muller n, C. Huang*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: High-frequency ultrasound; piezoelectric; ultrasound imaging; fine needle aspiration; imaging guided biopsy; lung nodule
TL;DR: Results showed that the 30 MHz ultrasound transducer can map the geometry of the gelatin-foam boundary, indicating the capability of distinguishing tumor and healthy lung tissue with this ultrasound-guided biopsy technique. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 31, 2023

2023 review

Magnetic Nanoparticles Mediated Thrombolysis-A Review

[Review of ]. IEEE OPEN JOURNAL OF NANOTECHNOLOGY, 4, 109–132.

By: B. Zhang n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Magnetic fields; Magnetic nanoparticles; Drugs; Magnetic resonance imaging; Magnetic shielding; Magnetic noise; Coagulation; magnetic microbubbles; thrombolysis; thrombolytic agents; sonothrombolysis; magneto-sonothrombolysis
TL;DR: This study examines the current state of magnetic nanoparticles in the application of in vitro and in vivo thrombolysis under a static or dynamic magnetic field, as well as the combination of Magnetic nanoparticles with an acoustic field for dual-mode throm bolysis. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 5, 2023

2023 journal article

Miniaturized Stacked Transducer for Intravascular Sonothrombolysis With Internal-Illumination Photoacoustic Imaging Guidance and Clot Characterization

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 70(8), 2279–2288.

By: H. Wu n, Y. Tang*, B. Zhang n, P. Klippel*, Y. Jing*, J. Yao*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: Intravascular ultrasound transducer; sonothrombolysis; deep tissue imaging; functional imaging; photoacoustic imaging; internal illumination
TL;DR: The findings have demonstrated the feasibility of the proposed PAT-guided intravascular sonothrombolysis with real-time feedback during the treatment process and the treatment efficiency for clinical application may not be optimized. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 1, 2023

2023 article

Nanotechnology-Enabled Ultrasound Transducers

Peng, C., Wu, H., & Jiang, X. (2023, August 2). IEEE NANOTECHNOLOGY MAGAZINE.

By: C. Peng*, H. Wu n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Transducers; Ultrasonic imaging; Nanomaterials; Acoustics; Nanoparticles; Zinc oxide; Polymers; Flexible ultrasound transducer; laser ultrasound transducer; nanofabrication; nanomaterials; nanotechnology; ultrasound transducer
TL;DR: The objective of this review is to provide the state-of-the-art advancement of nanotechnology-enabled ultrasound transducers, with a focus on nanomaterials applied in both piezoelectric transducers and optoacoustictransducers, as well as fabrication techniques of nanostructured materials for ultrasoundtransducers. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 21, 2023

2023 journal article

Noninvasive liquid level sensing with laser generated ultrasonic waves

Ultrasonics, 130, 106926.

By: H. Kim n, B. Balagopal n, S. Kerrigan n, N. Garcia n, M. Chow n, M. Bourham n, T. Fang n, X. Jiang n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 27, 2023

2023 journal article

Numerical Study of a Miniaturized, 1-3 Piezoelectric Composite Focused Ultrasound Transducer

APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL, 13(1).

By: H. Kim* & X. Jiang n

author keywords: 1-3 composite; piezoelectric; focused ultrasound; miniaturized transducer; transducer design
TL;DR: An optimal methodology for the design of a miniaturized, 1–3 piezoelectric composite focused ultrasound transducer is developed and the optimal design produces much higher acoustic pressure output at the focal point than the single-phase device. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 23, 2023

2023 review

Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasound Transducer Technology: Recent Advances and Applications

[Review of ]. BIOSENSORS-BASEL, 13(1).

By: Y. He*, H. Wan n, X. Jiang n & C. Peng*

author keywords: PMUT; micromachined ultrasound transducer; piezoelectric materials; medical imaging; photoacoustic imaging; fingerprint sensing; therapy; airborne applications
MeSH headings : Transducers; Equipment Design; Ultrasonography; Technology; Micro-Electrical-Mechanical Systems
Source: Web Of Science
Added: February 6, 2023

2023 article

Pulse electrochemical synaptic transistor for supersensitive and ultrafast biosensors

Ji, J., Wang, Z., Zhang, F., Wang, B., Niu, Y., Jiang, X., … Sun, Q. (2023, August 16). INFOMAT.

By: J. Ji n, Z. Wang*, F. Zhang*, B. Wang, Y. Niu, X. Jiang n, Z. Qiao*, T. Ren* ...

author keywords: fast response; pH sensor; pulse electrochemical transistor; supersensitive; synaptic transistor
TL;DR: The proposed electrochemical synaptic transistor paired with an optimized operating gate offers a new paradigm for standardizing and commercializing high‐performance biosensors and significantly reduce power consumption. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 28, 2023

2023 article

Quantitative characterization of the ultrasound thermal strains in tissue mimicking phantoms with different oil concentrations

Sheng, Z., Wei, R., Chen, M., Zhang, B., Kim, H., Geng, X., … Kim, K. (2023, March). JOURNAL OF THE ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, Vol. 153.

TL;DR: An ultrasound transducer that combines an acoustic heating array and an imaging array to achieve US-TSI with heating performed in a region of approximately 10 mm by 5 mm by 2 mm within a very short time period of about 50 ms compared both cardiac and breathing motions is developed. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: September 5, 2023

2023 review

The Versatility of Piezoelectric Composites

[Review of ]. ANNUAL REVIEW OF MATERIALS RESEARCH, 53, 165–193.

author keywords: piezoelectric; composite; connectivity; single crystal; ceramics; ultrasound
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 24, 2023

2023 journal article

Thermal stability studies of alternating current poled Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O-3-PbTiO3 single crystals grown by solid-state crystal growth

MATERIALS RESEARCH LETTERS, 11(5), 383–390.

author keywords: Piezoelectricity; relaxor-PbTiO3; single crystal; poling; solid-state crystal growth
Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 17, 2023

2023 article

Thickness-Dependent Thermal Conductivity and Phonon Mean Free Path Distribution in Single-Crystalline Barium Titanate

Negi, A., Rodriguez, A., Zhang, X., Comstock, A. H. H., Yang, C., Sun, D., … Liu, J. (2023, April 24). ADVANCED SCIENCE, Vol. 4.

By: A. Negi n, A. Rodriguez*, X. Zhang n, A. Comstock n, C. Yang n, D. Sun n, X. Jiang n, D. Kumah n, M. Hu*, J. Liu n

author keywords: ferroelectric; mean free path; oxide perovskite; phonon; thermal conductivity
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 9, 2023

2023 journal article

Vibration Analysis of a Unimorph Nanobeam with a Dielectric Layer of Both Flexoelectricity and Piezoelectricity

MATERIALS, 16(9).

By: A. Naderi*, T. Quoc-Thai*, X. Zhuang* & X. Jiang n

author keywords: flexoelectric; two-phase local/nonlocal elasticity; energy harvesting; vibration; GDQM
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: May 30, 2023

2023 journal article

Vortex-ultrasound for microbubble-mediated thrombolysis of retracted clots

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 123(7).

By: H. Kim n, B. Zhang n, H. Wu n, J. Yao*, C. Shi* & X. Jiang n

TL;DR: The use of endovascular vortex ultrasound holds promise as a potential clinical option for the thrombolysis of retracted clots due to its potential to induce shear stress and enhance the clot lysis. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: September 5, 2023

2022 journal article

<p>The overpoling effect of alternating current poling on rhombohedral Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O-3-PbTiO3 single crystals</p>

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 120(19).

By: H. Wan n, C. Luo*, H. Kim n, C. Chung n, W. Chang*, Y. Yamashita n, X. Jiang n

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Source: Web Of Science
Added: May 23, 2022

2022 article

A Dual-Frequency Intravascular Ultrasound Transducer for Amplified Nanodroplet Vaporization Effects in Cavitation-Enhanced Sonothrombolysis

2022 IEEE INTERNATIONAL ULTRASONICS SYMPOSIUM (IEEE IUS).

By: S. Moon n, H. Wu n, B. Zhang n, J. Kim*, P. Dayton*, Z. Xu*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: Intravascular transducer; dual-frequency thrombolysis; Nanodroplets
TL;DR: A dual-frequency intravascular transducer intended for nanodroplet-specific sonothrombolysis was developed to improve clot mass reduction rate while retaining lower acoustic pressures than the typical nanODroplet vaporization threshold at sub-megahertz excitation (> 5 MPa). (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: February 6, 2023

2022 article

A Laser-Coupled Dual Excitation Intravascular Ultrasound Transducer for Sonothrombolysis

2022 IEEE NANOTECHNOLOGY MATERIALS AND DEVICES CONFERENCE, NMDC, pp. 37–40.

By: B. Zhang n, H. Wu n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: laser ultrasound; carbon nanoparticles; ultrasound transducer; sonothrombolysis; catheter ultrasound
TL;DR: In this paper, a miniaturized dual excitation laser-coupled intravascular ultrasound transducer with both a piezoelectric stack and a laser ultrasoundTransducer, which can generate a low-frequency and high-frequencyDual excitation waves for thrombolysis is introduced. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: May 30, 2023

2022 review

A Review of Lead Perovskite Piezoelectric Single Crystals and Their Medical Transducers Application

[Review of ]. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 69(11), 3048–3056.

author keywords: Crystal growth; lead titanate; piezoelectric materials; relaxor; single crystals (SCs); ultrasound imaging
MeSH headings : Lead; Equipment Design; Transducers; Oxides / chemistry
TL;DR: The authors believe that the main research in the next century is high SCs with a high composition uniformity and low-energy SC growth methods, such as solid-state SC growth, low-loss SC transducer manufacturing technique, and improved poling process. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: November 21, 2022

2022 review

A Review on Alternating Current Poling for Perovskite to Relaxor-PbTio(3) Single Crystals

[Review of ]. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 69(11), 3037–3047.

author keywords: Alternate current poling (ACP); domain engineering; piezoelectric materials; relaxor-PbTiO3 (PT) single crystals (SCs); transducers
MeSH headings : Oxides / chemistry; Titanium / chemistry; Calcium Compounds; Crystallization / methods
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: November 21, 2022

2022 article

A multi-directional transducer array for muscle shear wave anisotropy estimation

2022 IEEE INTERNATIONAL ULTRASONICS SYMPOSIUM (IEEE IUS).

By: H. Wu n, B. Zhang n, G. Xu*, C. Huang* & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Multi-direction array; shear wave ultrasound imaging
TL;DR: A novel star-shape transducer array designed and fabricated in order to measure SWV for exploring the anisotropic properties of muscles showed a great potential in assessment of tissue anisotropy. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: February 6, 2023

2022 journal article

An Analysis of Sonothrombolysis and Cavitation for Retracted and Unretracted Clots Using Microbubbles Versus Low-Boiling-Point Nanodroplets

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 69(2), 711–719.

author keywords: Ultrasonic imaging; Acoustics; Medical treatment; Frequency control; Coagulation; Transducers; Surface treatment; Cavitation; microbubble (MB); nanodroplet (ND); retracted clot; sonothrombolysis; thrombosis
MeSH headings : Aged; Blood Coagulation; Humans; Microbubbles; Thrombosis / diagnostic imaging; Thrombosis / therapy; Ultrasonic Therapy / methods
TL;DR: It is concluded that ND-mediated sonothrombolysis outperforms MB-mediated therapy regardless of clot retraction, and this advantage of ND- mediated cavitation is emphasized for retracted clots. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: February 14, 2022

2022 journal article

Ca2+ signaling-mediated low-intensity pulsed ultrasound-induced proliferation and activation of motor neuron cells

ULTRASONICS, 124.

By: T. Truong*, W. Chiu*, Y. Lai*, H. Huang*, X. Jiang n & C. Huang n

author keywords: Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound; Motor neuron disease; NSC-34 cell line; Neurite outgrowth; Morphology; Ca (2+) signaling; Ca (2+) -dependent transcription factors
MeSH headings : Animals; Calcium Signaling; Cell Proliferation; Mice; Motor Neurons / physiology; NF-kappa B; Ultrasonic Waves
TL;DR: It is suggested that the LIPUS-induced Ca2+ signaling and transcription factor activation facilitate the morphological maturation and proliferation of NSC-34 cells, presenting a promising noninvasive method to improve stimulation therapy for MNDs in the future. (via Semantic Scholar)
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3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: May 16, 2022

2022 article

Deep thrombosis characterization using photoacoustic imaging with intravascular light delivery

Tang, Y., Wu, H., Klippel, P., Zhang, B., Huang, H.-Y. S., Jing, Y., … Yao, J. (2022, February 16). BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING LETTERS, Vol. 12.

By: Y. Tang*, H. Wu n, P. Klippel*, B. Zhang n, H. Huang n, Y. Jing*, X. Jiang n, J. Yao*

Contributors: Y. Tang*, H. Wu n, P. Klippel*, B. Zhang n, H. Huang n, Y. Jing*, X. Jiang n, J. Yao*

author keywords: Thrombosis; Photoacoustic tomography; Internal light illumination; Photoacoustic frequency; Retracted blood clot; Unretracted blood clot; Blood oxygenation
TL;DR: The results show that, with intravascular light delivery, clot oxygenation level can be accurately measured, and the clot age can thus be estimated, and it is found that retracted and unretracted clots had different acoustic frequency spectrum. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: March 7, 2022

2022 article

Development of a wearable ultrasound transducer for sensing muscle activities in assistive robotics applications: In vivo study

2022 IEEE INTERNATIONAL ULTRASONICS SYMPOSIUM (IEEE IUS).

By: X. Xue n, B. Zhang n, S. Moon n, G. Xu*, C. Huang*, N. Sharma n, X. Jiang n

author keywords: ultrasound transducers; wearable transducers; flexible transducers; muscle activities detection
TL;DR: This work aims to develop a novel wearable US device for detecting muscle activities, designed, fabricated, and characterized, and the feasibility of monitoring muscle activity in different regions was demonstrated by an in vivo human experiment. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 6, 2023

2022 journal article

Enhanced Properties of 3-MHz Sliver-Mode Vibrators for Cardiac Probes With Alternating Current Poling for Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O-3-PbTiO3 Single Crystals

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 69(11), 3087–3094.

By: Y. Sun*, Y. Ota*, T. Fujii*, Y. Yamashita n, H. Kim n, H. Wan n, X. Jiang n, T. Karaki*

author keywords: Alternating current poling (ACP); continuous-feeding bridgman (CF-BM); medical transducer; single crystals (SCs)
MeSH headings : Niobium / chemistry; Lead; Electricity; Electric Impedance; Vibration
TL;DR: It is concluded that the ACP-DCP SC slivers maintained more enhanced piezoelectric and dielectric properties than the DCP- DCP samples. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: November 21, 2022

2022 journal article

Enhanced piezoelectric and dielectric properties of AC poled sliver-mode Pb(In1/2Nb1/2)O-3-Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O-3-PbTiO3 single crystals for ultrasonic abdomen probes

JAPANESE JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 61(SN).

Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 29, 2022

2022 article

Integration of Forward-viewing and Side-viewing Ultrasound Transducers in an Intravascular Sonothrombolysis Catheter

2022 IEEE INTERNATIONAL ULTRASONICS SYMPOSIUM (IEEE IUS).

By: B. Zhang n, H. Wu n, J. Kim*, P. Dayton*, Z. Xu* & X. Jiang n

author keywords: ultrasound transducers; microbubbles; thrombus; thrombolysis; sonothrombolysis
TL;DR: The combination of forward and side-viewing (FSV) ultrasound waves is expected to extend the treatment region and improve thrombolysis efficiency compared to a forward or side-Viewing alone sonication. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 6, 2023

2022 article

Intracorporeal Sonoporation-Induced Drug/Gene Delivery Using a Catheter Ultrasound Transducer

2022 IEEE INTERNATIONAL ULTRASONICS SYMPOSIUM (IEEE IUS).

By: M. Chen n, H. Kim n, B. Zhang n, W. Yang n, T. Osada*, E. Crosby*, H. Lyerly*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: cancer immunotherapy; drug delivery; gene delivery; intracorporeal sonoporation; catheter ultrasound transducer; intratumoral immunotherapy
TL;DR: The LUC assay demonstrated a significantly enhanced transfection, indicating the developed catheter transducer is promising for intracorporeal sonoporation-induced drug/gene delivery, such as intratumoral immunotherapy. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 6, 2023

2022 article

Millisecond-Level Transient Temperature Monitoring Using an Ultra-Fast Response Thermocouple for Ultrasound-Induced Thermal Strain Imaging

2022 IEEE INTERNATIONAL ULTRASONICS SYMPOSIUM (IEEE IUS).

author keywords: ultrasound-induced thermal strain imaging; ultra-fast response thermocouple; transient temperature monitoring
TL;DR: The proposed method is capable of monitoring transient temperature rise in biological tissue for US- TSI and obvious transient temperature rises within 50 ms can be observed for both laser tests and tissue tests. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: February 6, 2023

2022 journal article

Multiscale and multiphysics FEA simulation and materials optimization for laser ultrasound transducers

MATERIALS TODAY COMMUNICATIONS, 31.

By: S. Liu n, H. Kim n, W. Huang*, W. Chang*, X. Jiang n & J. Ryu n

author keywords: Polymer-matrix composites (PMCs); Finite element analysis (FEA); Multiscale modeling; Acoustic emission; Laser ultrasound transducer
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7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
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Added: June 20, 2022

2022 article

Numerical and experimental evaluation of low-intensity transcranial focused ultrasound wave propagation using human skulls for brain neuromodulation

Chen, M., Peng, C., Wu, H., Huang, C.-C., Kim, T., Traylor, Z., … Jiang, X. (2022, November 24). MEDICAL PHYSICS, Vol. 11.

By: M. Chen n, C. Peng n, H. Wu n, C. Huang n, T. Kim*, Z. Traylor n, M. Muller n, P. Chhatbar* ...

author keywords: human skull; transcranial focused ultrasound; ultrasonic neuromodulation; ultrasound transducer
MeSH headings : Humans; Skull / diagnostic imaging; Brain / diagnostic imaging; Ultrasonography / methods; Head; Transducers; Ultrasonic Waves
TL;DR: The findings have important implications to predict tFUS wave propagation for ultrasound neuromodulation in clinical applications, and guide researchers to develop advanced ultrasound transducers as neural interfaces. (via Semantic Scholar)
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7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
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Added: December 12, 2022

2022 review

Recent Advances in Tracking Devices for Biomedical Ultrasound Imaging Applications

[Review of ]. MICROMACHINES, 13(11).

By: C. Peng*, Q. Cai n, M. Chen n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: tracking; ultrasound imaging; optical tracking; electromagnetic tracking; 3D ultrasound imaging; ultrasound-guided interventions; ultrasound image fusion
TL;DR: The basic tracking principles, system components, performance analyses, as well as the main sources of error for popular tracking technologies that are utilized in ultrasound imaging are discussed. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: November 28, 2022

2022 journal article

Scaling effects in the alternating-current poling of thin PIN-PMN-PT single crystals

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 120(14).

By: H. Kim n, H. Wan n, X. Lu, Y. Yamashita n & X. Jiang n

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Added: May 10, 2022

2022 article

The Ever-Growing Field of High-Frequency Biomedical Ultrasound

Cloutier, G., Levassort, F., Jiang, X., & Zhou, Q. (2022, June). IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, Vol. 69, pp. 1845–1847.

By: G. Cloutier*, F. Levassort*, X. Jiang n & Q. Zhou*

Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 13, 2022

2022 article

Ultrasound and magnetic dual-mode stacked transducer for sonothrombolysis with a combination of nanodroplets and magnetic nanoparticles

2022 IEEE 22ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NANOTECHNOLOGY (NANO), pp. 71–74.

By: B. Zhang n, H. Wu n & X. Jiang n

TL;DR: A 4-element stacked transducer with a center frequency of 450 kHz, which can create ultrasonic waves in addition to a high frequency oscillating magnetic field to activate the superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) and nanodroplets is demonstrated. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: December 12, 2022

2022 journal article

Ultrasound-Guided Intravascular Sonothrombolysis With a Dual Mode Ultrasound Catheter: In Vitro Study

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 69(6), 1917–1925.

By: H. Wu n, B. Zhang n, C. Huang*, C. Peng*, Q. Zhou* & X. Jiang n

Contributors: H. Wu n, B. Zhang n, C. Huang*, C. Peng*, Q. Zhou* & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Imaging-guided sonothombolysis; intravascular ultrasound transducer; ultrasound imaging
MeSH headings : Animals; Catheters; Cattle; Thromboembolism; Thrombosis / therapy; Transducers; Ultrasonography / methods; Ultrasonography, Interventional
TL;DR: The findings suggest that the proposed ultrasound-guided intravascular sonothrombolysis can be enhanced since the position of treatment transducer can be adjusted with the target at the clot due to the imaging guide. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 13, 2022

2022 journal article

Visualization of Human Skeletal Muscle Mechanical Anisotropy by Using Dual-Direction Shear Wave Imaging

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 69(9), 2745–2754.

By: G. Xu*, P. Chen*, X. Jiang n & C. Huang*

author keywords: Muscles; Imaging; Transducers; Elasticity; Biomedical measurement; Anisotropic magnetoresistance; Elastography; Muscle anisotropy; skeletal muscle; shear wave elasticity imaging (SWEI); tissue elasticity; tissue isotropy
MeSH headings : Anisotropy; Elasticity; Elasticity Imaging Techniques / methods; Humans; Muscle, Skeletal / diagnostic imaging; Muscle, Skeletal / physiology; Phantoms, Imaging
TL;DR: A novel dual-direction shear wave imaging technique was proposed for visualizing the mechanical anisotropy of muscles without rotation and the results highlight the potential of this novel anisotropic imaging in clinical applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: September 6, 2022

2021 journal article

A 1.5-D Array for Acoustic Radiation Force (ARF)-Induced Peak Displacement-Based Tissue Anisotropy Assessment With a Row-Column Excitation Method

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 68(4), 1278–1287.

By: H. Wu n, M. Hossain n, H. Kim n, C. Gallippi n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Transducers; Flexible printed circuits; Acoustics; Fabrication; Impedance; Anisotropic magnetoresistance; Muscles; 15-D array; acoustic radio forced impulse (ARFI); anisotropy; fractional anisotropy; peak displacement (PD); row-column excitation
MeSH headings : Acoustics; Anisotropy; Mechanical Phenomena; Phantoms, Imaging; Transducers
TL;DR: The results suggest that the array is capable of assessing DoA using PD ratio without physical rotation of the transducer and has the potential to reduce the misalignment errors for DoA assessment. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: March 27, 2021

2021 journal article

A multi-pillar piezoelectric stack transducer for nanodroplet mediated intravascular sonothrombolysis

ULTRASONICS, 116.

By: H. Kim n, J. Kim n, H. Wu n, B. Zhang n, P. Dayton n & X. Jiang n

Contributors: H. Kim n, J. Kim n, H. Wu n, B. Zhang n, P. Dayton n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Intravascular transducer; Sonothrombolysis; Nanodroplet; Piezoelectric stack; Small aperture
TL;DR: The ND-mediated intravascular sonothrombolysis using MPPS transducers was demonstrated with an unprecedented lysis rate, which may offer a new clinical option for DVT treatments. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: August 16, 2021

2021 journal article

A phase-field simulation-based approach to determine flexoelectric coefficients from hysteresis loop of ferroelectrics

JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 130(14).

By: C. Liu n, J. Wang* & X. Jiang n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
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Added: November 8, 2021

2021 review

Acoustics at the nanoscale (nanoacoustics): A comprehensive literature review. Part I: Materials, devices and selected applications

[Review of ]. SENSORS AND ACTUATORS A-PHYSICAL, 332.

By: C. Peng n, M. Chen n, J. Spicer* & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Acoustics; Nanotechnology; Nanoacoustics; Nanomaterials; Nanostructures; Acoustic microscopy; Manipulation; Sensing
Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 3, 2022

2021 review

Acoustics at the nanoscale (nanoacoustics): A comprehensive literature review. Part II: Nanoacoustics for biomedical imaging and therapy

[Review of ]. SENSORS AND ACTUATORS A-PHYSICAL, 332.

By: C. Peng n, M. Chen n, J. Spicer* & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Acoustics; Nanotechnology; Nanoacoustics; Nanomaterials; Biomedical applications; Imaging; Therapy; Photoacoustics; Laser ultrasound; Sonothrombolysis
TL;DR: Recent advancements of acoustics-associated nanomaterials/nanostructures and nanodevices for different applications are outlined in this comprehensive review of nanoacoustics in biomedical imaging and therapy applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 3, 2022

2021 journal article

AlN Single Crystal Accelerometer for Nuclear Power Plants

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, 68(6), 5346–5354.

By: H. Kim n, S. Kerrigan n, M. Bourham n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Aluminum nitride; Accelerometers; III-V semiconductor materials; Temperature sensors; Vibrations; Crystals; Bulk aluminum nitride (AlN); high-temperature (HT) accelerometer; high-temperature sensing; piezoelectric sensor; radiation effect
TL;DR: A shear-type accelerometer with AlN single crystal plates is developed, which can be a promising option to monitor the structural integrity of nuclear power plant structures and undergo extensive validation under HT and gamma irradiation conditions. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: February 21, 2021

2021 journal article

Alternating current poling on sliver-mode rhombohedral Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O-3-PbTiO3 single crystals

ACTA MATERIALIA, 208.

By: H. Wan n, C. Luo n, C. Liu n, W. Chang n, Y. Yamashita n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Ferroelectric; ACP; PMN-PT single crystals; PFM; Phase-field simulation
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: May 3, 2021

2021 article

An automated framework for image classification and segmentation of fetal ultrasound images for gestational age estimation

MEDICAL IMAGING 2021: IMAGE PROCESSING, Vol. 11596.

author keywords: Fetal ultrasound; GA estimation; Machine learning
TL;DR: A technique for generating raw images suitable for model training by removing caliper and text annotation is presented and a fully automated pipeline for image classification, segmentation, and structure measurement is described to estimate the GA. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 16, 2021

2021 article

Biosafety of Low-Intensity Pulsed Transcranial Focused Ultrasound Brain Stimulation - A Human Skull Study

HEALTH MONITORING OF STRUCTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS XV, Vol. 11593.

By: M. Chen n, C. Peng n, T. Kim*, P. Chhatbar*, M. Muller n, W. Feng*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: noninvasive brain stimulation; transcranial focused ultrasound; biosafety; low intensity; thermal effect
TL;DR: Biosafety of low-intensity pulsed tFUS using various sonication parameters was evaluated by measuring acoustic intensities and temperature variations across a piece of real human skull and showed that ISPTA above 480 mW/cm^2 is likely to induce an excessive temperature rise for a sonication duration of 160 seconds. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 3, 2022

2021 journal article

Broadband Piezoelectric Transducers for Under-Display Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensing Applications

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, 68(5), 4426–4434.

By: C. Peng n, M. Chen n, H. Wang, J. Shen & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Fingerprint recognition; Acoustics; Imaging; Smart phones; Impedance; Sensitivity; Optical sensors; Fingerprint sensor; ultrasound; ultrasonic transducer; under-display
TL;DR: The fingerprint-mimicking phantom imaging results suggest that the 20 MHz broadband PZT-based multilayer structure holds great potential for under-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: March 15, 2021

2021 article

Design and Simulation of Heating Transducer Arrays for Ultrasound-Induced Thermal Strain Imaging

INTERNATIONAL ULTRASONICS SYMPOSIUM (IEEE IUS 2021).

By: M. Chen n, Z. Sheng*, H. Kim n, B. Zhang n, Q. Chen*, K. Kim, X. Geng*, X. Jiang n

Contributors: M. Chen n, Z. Sheng*, H. Kim n, B. Zhang n, Q. Chen*, K. Kim, X. Geng*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: ultrasound-induced thermal strain imaging; atherosclerosis plaque; dual 1.5D heating arrays; dual-focus beamforming
TL;DR: The acoustic and thermal simulation results demonstrated that the designed dual heating arrays can induce a 2.1 °C temperature rise within 50 ms in a volume of 2 × 10 × 10 mm3(in terms of full width at half maximum, FWHM). (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 15, 2022

2021 review

Direct Communication Between Brains: A Systematic PRISMA Review of Brain-To-Brain Interface

[Review of ]. FRONTIERS IN NEUROROBOTICS, 15.

By: C. Nam n, Z. Traylor n, M. Chen n, X. Jiang n, W. Feng* & P. Chhatbar*

author keywords: brain-to-brain interface; brain-computer interface; computer-brain interface; brain communication; neuroergonomics
TL;DR: These studies show B2BI can offer advances in human communication and collaboration, but more design and experiments are needed to prove potential, as the CBI method varied greatly between studies indicating no agreed upon neurostimulatory method for transmitting information. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: June 10, 2021

2021 journal article

Dual-Frequency Intravascular Sonothrombolysis: An In Vitro Study

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 68(12), 3599–3607.

By: H. Wu n, L. Goel n, H. Kim n, B. Zhang n, J. Kim*, P. Dayton*, Z. Xu*, X. Jiang n

Contributors: H. Wu n, L. Goel n, H. Kim n, B. Zhang n, J. Kim*, P. Dayton*, Z. Xu*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: Transducers; Acoustics; Ultrasonic imaging; Frequency measurement; Frequency control; Impedance; Broadband communication; Dual-frequency thrombolysis; intravascular ultrasound transducer; passive cavitation; sonothrombolysis
MeSH headings : Acoustics; Contrast Media; Microbubbles; Transducers; Ultrasonic Therapy
TL;DR: A new broadband intravascular transducer is developed and tests indicated that the MB-mediated, dual-frequency (750+500 kHz) sonothrombolysis yields an 85% higher lysis rate compared with the single-frequency treatment, and the lysis Rate increases with the difference between the two frequency components. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: November 24, 2021

2021 journal article

Dual-liquid-gated electrochemical transistor and its neuromorphic behaviors

NANO ENERGY, 87.

By: J. Ji n, H. Wang*, R. Liu*, X. Jiang n, Q. Zhang*, Y. Peng*, S. Sang*, Q. Sun*, Z. Wang*

author keywords: Organic electrochemical transistors (OECTs); Dual-liquid-gating; Performance engineering; Mathematical analysis; Neuromorphic behaviors
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 30, 2021

2021 journal article

Dynamic-coupling analyses of cells localization by the negative dielectrophoresis

PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART C-JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE, 235(2), 402–411.

author keywords: AC electroosmosis; dielectrophoresis; dynamic-coupling; electrothermal flow; finite element method
TL;DR: This work investigated cell localization based on the dynamic-coupling of dielectrophoresis, AC electroosmosis, and electrothermal flow based on a two-dimensional finite element model that consisted of interdigitated array electrodes. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 15, 2020

2021 review

Effect of Low Intensity Transcranial Ultrasound Stimulation on Neuromodulation in Animals and Humans: An Updated Systematic Review

[Review of ]. FRONTIERS IN NEUROSCIENCE, 15.

By: T. Kim*, C. Park*, P. Chhatbar*, J. Feld*, B. Mac Grory*, C. Nam n, P. Wang*, M. Chen n, X. Jiang n, W. Feng*

author keywords: ultrasound; low intensity transcranial ultrasound stimulation; non-invasive brain stimulation; neuromodulation; human; animal
TL;DR: LI-TUS appears to be capable of targeting both superficial and deep cerebral structures to modulate cognitive or motor behavior in both animals and humans and its potential for translation as a therapeutic tool in humans is identified. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
10. Reduced Inequalities (OpenAlex)
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Added: May 17, 2021

2021 journal article

Enhanced dielectric and piezoelectric properties of manganese-doped Pb(In1/2Nb1/2)O-3-Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O-3-PbTiO3 single crystals by alternating current poling

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 118(10).

By: H. Wan n, C. Luo n, C. Chung n, Y. Yamashita n & X. Jiang n

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Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 12, 2021

2021 journal article

IN VIVO PORCINE AGED DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS MODEL FOR TESTING ULTRASOUND-BASED THROMBOLYSIS TECHNIQUES

ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 47(12), 3447–3457.

By: G. Stocker*, J. Shi*, K. Ives*, A. Maxwell*, P. Dayton n, X. Jiang n, Z. Xu*, G. Owens*

author keywords: Thrombosis; Deep vein thrombosis; DVT; Clot retraction; Sub-acute clot; Non-invasive; Thrombolysis; In vivo
MeSH headings : Animals; Disease Models, Animal; Fibrinolytic Agents / therapeutic use; Swine; Thrombolytic Therapy; Thrombosis / drug therapy; Venous Thrombosis / diagnostic imaging
TL;DR: It is shown that sub-acute clots can consistently be formed with a minimally invasive, percutaneous approach, and the clot formed in this study remained intact for at least 1 wk in all subjects. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: November 29, 2021

2021 article

Intravascular Dual-frequency Ultrasound Transducer Using a Stack Composite

INTERNATIONAL ULTRASONICS SYMPOSIUM (IEEE IUS 2021).

By: H. Wu n, H. Kim n, B. Zhang n, J. Kim*, P. Dayton*, Z. Xu*, X. Jiang n

Contributors: H. Wu n, H. Kim n, B. Zhang n, J. Kim*, P. Dayton*, Z. Xu*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: Intravascular transducer; dual-frequency thrombolysis; sonothrombolysis; ultrasound catheter
TL;DR: An intravascular ultrasound transducer with a composite structure is reported, which can operate with the dual-frequency condition for enhancing the cavitation effect of infused contrast agents and showed a 34% improvement in the lysis rate when theDual-frequency excitation was applied with the nanodroplets infusion. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: August 15, 2022

2021 article

Laser beam guided magnetic scanning catheter for sonothrombolysis with real-time clot detection

INTERNATIONAL ULTRASONICS SYMPOSIUM (IEEE IUS 2021).

By: B. Zhang n, H. Wu n & X. Jiang n

Contributors: B. Zhang n, H. Wu n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: ultrasound transducers; microbubbles; magnetic catheter; thrombolysis; sonothrombolysis
TL;DR: A novel magnetically driven scanning catheter device that integrates a stacked transducer, a tiny ring magnet, and fiber-optic laser sensors for clot spot tracking during the thrombolysis process is reported. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
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Added: August 15, 2022

2021 journal article

Laser ultrasonic defect localization using an omni-arrayed candle soot nanoparticle patch

JAPANESE JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 60(10).

By: T. Kim*, H. Kim n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Laser ultrasonic; Omni-arrayed patch; NDTamp; amp; E; CSNP-PDMS
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Added: September 20, 2021

2021 journal article

Liquid metallic laser ultrasound transducer for high-temperature applications

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 118(18).

By: H. Kim n, K. Kim n, N. Garcia n, T. Fang n & X. Jiang n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 5, 2021

2021 journal article

Magneto-sonothrombolysis with combination of magnetic microbubbles and nanodroplets

ULTRASONICS, 116.

By: B. Zhang n, H. Wu n, L. Goel n, H. Kim n, C. Peng n, J. Kim n, P. Dayton n, Y. Gao, X. Jiang n

Contributors: B. Zhang n, H. Wu n, L. Goel n, H. Kim n, C. Peng n, J. Kim n, P. Dayton n, Y. Gao, X. Jiang n

author keywords: Magnetic microbubbles; Magnetic nanoparticles; Nanodroplets; Sonothrombolysis; Cavitation
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that tPA-mediated magneto-sonothrombolysis in combining NDs with MMBs could significantly enhance in vitro lysis of both unretracted clots and retracted clots in a flow model with 30 min treatment. (via Semantic Scholar)
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6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
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Added: August 23, 2021

2021 article

Miniaturized Dual-Mode Intravascular Transducer for Sonothrombolysis

2021 IEEE 16TH NANOTECHNOLOGY MATERIALS AND DEVICES CONFERENCE (NMDC 2021).

By: B. Zhang n, H. Wu n & X. Jiang n

Contributors: B. Zhang n, H. Wu n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: laser ultrasound; carbon nanoparticles; ultrasound transducer; sonothrombolysis; catheter ultrasound
TL;DR: A miniaturized dual-mode ultrasound transducer with piezoelectric stacks and a laser ultrasoundTransducer is presented, which combines a low-frequency tone burst sonication and a high-frequency laser ultrasound pulse excitation to achieve intravascular sonothrombolysis with enhanced thrombectomy efficiency and safety. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
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Added: May 2, 2022

2021 journal article

Nanodroplet-mediated catheter-directed sonothrombolysis of retracted blood clots

MICROSYSTEMS & NANOENGINEERING, 7(1).

By: L. Goel n, H. Wu n, B. Zhang n, J. Kim n, P. Dayton n, Z. Xu*, X. Jiang n

Contributors: L. Goel n, H. Wu n, B. Zhang n, J. Kim n, P. Dayton n, Z. Xu*, X. Jiang n

TL;DR: For the first time, it is demonstrated that a sub-megahertz, forward-viewing intravascular (FVI) transducer can be used for ND-mediated sonothrombolysis, in vitro and combined nanodroplet with tPA-mediatedSonothromBolysis was able to significantly enhance retracted clot lysis in retracted blood clots. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: February 15, 2021

2021 journal article

Noninvasive and Nonocclusive Blood Pressure Monitoring via a Flexible Piezo-Composite Ultrasonic Sensor

IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, 21(3), 2642–2650.

By: C. Peng n, M. Chen n, H. Sim n, Y. Zhu n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Blood pressure monitoring; flexible sensor; ultrasound; noninvasive; nonocclusive
TL;DR: The results obtained in this study demonstrated the capability of the proposed flexible sensor to continuously monitor blood pressure waveforms during cardiac cycles and provides a promising solution for noninvasive, nonocclusive and calibration-free blood pressure monitoring. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: February 22, 2021

2021 article

Observation of the Domain Morphology of Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O-3-xPbTiO(3) Single Crystals

2021 IEEE 16TH NANOTECHNOLOGY MATERIALS AND DEVICES CONFERENCE (NMDC 2021).

By: H. Wan n, Y. Yamashita n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: DCP; PMN-PT; domain morphology; PFM
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: May 2, 2022

2021 journal article

Performance Enhanced Ultrasound Probe Tracking With a Hemispherical Marker Rigid Body

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 68(6), 2155–2163.

By: Q. Cai n, C. Peng n, J. Lu*, J. Prieto*, A. Rosenbaum*, J. Stringer*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: Three-dimensional displays; Cameras; Ultrasonic imaging; Target tracking; Probes; Imaging; Two dimensional displays; 3-D freehand ultrasound (US); marker configuration; occlusion; ultrasound probe tracking
MeSH headings : Motion; Phantoms, Imaging; Ultrasonography
TL;DR: A hemispherical marker rigid body to hold passive noncoplanar markers so that the markers could be identified by the camera, mitigating self-occlusion is proposed, and the enlarged rotational range provides greater freedom for sonographers while performing examinations. (via Semantic Scholar)
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16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
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Added: June 14, 2021

2021 article

Quantitative Study on Error Sensitivity in Ultrasound Probe Calibration with Hybrid Tracking

INTERNATIONAL ULTRASONICS SYMPOSIUM (IEEE IUS 2021).

By: Q. Cai n, T. Wu n, J. Lu, J. Prieto*, A. Rosenbaum*, J. Stringer*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: 3D freehand ultrasound; spatial calibration; error sensitivity
TL;DR: A linear relationship was found between the perturbation in imaging plane motion estimation and the error caused in the calibration solution, which showed a good error tolerance for the hybrid tracking enabled US probe calibration. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: August 15, 2022

2021 review

Recent Advances in Transducers for Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Imaging

[Review of ]. SENSORS, 21(10).

By: C. Peng n, H. Wu n, S. Kim*, X. Dai* & X. Jiang n

author keywords: atherosclerosis; intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) imaging; ultrasound transducer; multifrequency ultrasound imaging; multimodality IVUS imaging
MeSH headings : Coronary Artery Disease / diagnostic imaging; Equipment Design; Humans; Transducers; Ultrasonography; Ultrasonography, Interventional
TL;DR: A comprehensive review of recent advances in ultrasound transducers for IVUS imaging is given and IVUS-based multimodality intravascular imaging of atherosclerotic plaque is discussed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 12, 2021

2021 journal article

SAFETY EVALUATION OF A FORWARD-VIEWING INTRAVASCULAR TRANSDUCER FOR SONOTHROMBOLYSIS: AN IN VITRO AND EX VIVO STUDY

ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 47(11), 3231–3239.

By: L. Goel n, H. Wu n, B. Zhang n, J. Kim n, P. Dayton n, Z. Xu*, X. Jiang n

Contributors: L. Goel n, H. Wu n, B. Zhang n, J. Kim n, P. Dayton n, Z. Xu*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: Intravascular sonothrombolysis; Safety; Retracted clots; Nanodroplets; Microbubbles; Ultrasound-assisted thrombolysis; Tissue plasminogen activator
MeSH headings : Animals; Microbubbles; Particle Size; Thrombolytic Therapy; Thrombosis / therapy; Tissue Plasminogen Activator; Transducers; Ultrasonic Therapy
TL;DR: In vitro and ex vivo tests using FVI transducers revealed a temperature rise of less than 1°C, no vessel damage as assessed by histology and no downstream clot particles >500 µm, which indicates that the F VI transducer poses minimal risk for sonothrombolysis applications and should be further evaluated in animal models. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: October 26, 2021

2021 review

Static Force Measurement Using Piezoelectric Sensors

[Review of ]. JOURNAL OF SENSORS, 2021.

By: K. Kim n, J. Kim n, X. Jiang n & T. Kim*

TL;DR: A review of several static force sensing techniques using piezoelectric materials utilizing several unique parameters rather than just the surface charge produced by an applied force, including the resonance frequency, electrical impedance, decay time constant, and capacitance. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 26, 2021

2021 article

Ultrasound Imaging-Guided Microbubble-Mediated Catheter-Directed Sonothrombolysis: An In-Vitro Study

2021 IEEE 16TH NANOTECHNOLOGY MATERIALS AND DEVICES CONFERENCE (NMDC 2021).

By: C. Peng n, B. Zhang n, H. Wu n, P. Dayton n, Z. Xu* & X. Jiang n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 2, 2022

2021 article

Ultrasound and Magnetic Dual-Mode Stacked Transducer for High-Frequency Magneto- Sonothrombolysis

2021 IEEE 16TH NANOTECHNOLOGY MATERIALS AND DEVICES CONFERENCE (NMDC 2021).

By: B. Zhang n, H. Wu n & X. Jiang n

Contributors: B. Zhang n, H. Wu n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: microbubbles; magnetic nanoparticle; ultrasound transducer; sonothrombolysis
TL;DR: The results showed that the combined effects of localized hyperthermia from the high-frequency oscillation of SPIONs and mechanical shock waves from ultrasound could effectively enhance the tPA-mediated sonothrombolysis efficacy. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: May 2, 2022

2021 journal article

Under-Display Ultrasonic Fingerprint Recognition With Finger Vessel Imaging

IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, 21(6), 7412–7419.

By: C. Peng n, M. Chen n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Fingerprint recognition; ultrasonic; under-display; mobile devices
TL;DR: Under-display ultrasonic fingerprint recognition (UDUFR) was investigated for the first time via imaging a finger vessel underneath the fingerprint and the results reported open up new avenues for the next generation of robust and secure UDUFR technology. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: March 29, 2021

2020 journal article

A COMPARISON OF SONOTHROMBOLYSIS IN AGED CLOTS BETWEEN LOWBOILING-POINT PHASE-CHANGE NANODROPLETS AND MICROBUBBLES OF THE SAME COMPOSITION

ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 46(11), 3059–3068.

By: J. Kim n, R. DeRuiter n, L. Goel n, Z. Xu*, X. Jiang n & P. Dayton n

author keywords: Sonothrombolysis; Nanodroplets; Microbubbles; Cavitation; Clot
MeSH headings : Animals; Cattle; Mechanical Thrombolysis / methods; Microbubbles; Nanostructures; Thrombosis / therapy; Time Factors; Transition Temperature; Ultrasonic Therapy
TL;DR: Enhanced cavitation erosion of blood clots exposed to low-boiling-point (-2°C) perfluorocarbon phase-change nanodroplets and pulsed ultrasound, as well as microbubbles with the same formulation under the same conditions are presented. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: October 12, 2020

2020 journal article

A Face-Shear Mode Piezoelectric Array Sensor for Elasticity and Force Measurement

SENSORS, 20(3).

By: K. Kim n, T. Kim*, J. Kim n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: piezoelectric array sensor; elasticity sensor; force sensor; face-shear mode; PMN-PT
TL;DR: The 6 × 6 piezoelectric array sensor employs an impedance measurement technique, sensing the acoustic load impedance of a target by measuring the electrical impedance shift of face-shear mode PMN–PT (lead magnesium niobate–lead titanate) single crystal elements. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 14, 2020

2020 review

Advances in Sonothrombolysis Techniques Using Piezoelectric Transducers

[Review of ]. SENSORS, 20(5).

By: L. Goel n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: sonothrombolysis; ultrasound enhanced thrombolysis; microbubbles; ultrasound contrast agents; high intensity focused ultrasound; histotripsy; intravascular ultrasound
MeSH headings : Animals; Contrast Media / metabolism; High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Ablation / methods; Humans; Microbubbles; Thrombosis / metabolism; Thrombosis / pathology; Transducers; Ultrasonography / methods; Ultrasonography, Doppler, Transcranial / methods
TL;DR: Recent advances in sonothrombolysis techniques, including targeted and drug loaded microbubbles, phase change nanodroplets, high intensity focused ultrasound, histotripsy, and improved intravascular transducers, address some of the limitations of conventional sonothroma bolysis treatments. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 27, 2020

2020 article

Announcing IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine's New Editor-in-Chief and Co-Editor-in-Chief

Sheu, B., & Jiang, X. (2020, June). IEEE NANOTECHNOLOGY MAGAZINE, Vol. 14, pp. 3–4.

By: B. Sheu & X. Jiang*

Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 22, 2020

2020 article

Contrast-Enhanced Dual-Frequency Super-Harmonic Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Imaging

MULTIMODALITY IMAGING: FOR INTRAVASCULAR APPLICATION, pp. 105–151.

By: J. Ma* & X. Jiang n

TL;DR: The ability to predict the instability of atherosclerotic lesions remains a substantial challenge, and there is an unmet need for new imaging methods to identify, detect, and differentiate these pathologies. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 19, 2021

2020 journal article

Direct Acoustic Imaging Using a Piezoelectric Organic Light-Emitting Diode

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 12(32), 36409–36416.

By: H. Yu n, J. Kim n, H. Kim n, N. Barange n, X. Jiang n & F. So n

author keywords: ultrasonic sensor; piezoelectric; organic light emitting diode; acousto optic conversion; ultrasound tomography
TL;DR: A novel ultrasonic imaging device that can optically display an acoustic signal on the surface of a piezoelectric transducer that is operated without a need for conventional signal processing is reported. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 14, 2020

2020 journal article

EXAMINING THE INFLUENCE OF LOW-DOSE TISSUE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR ON MICROBUBBLE-MEDIATED FORWARD-VIEWING INTRAVASCULAR SONOTHROMBOLYSIS

ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 46(7), 1698–1706.

By: L. Goel n, H. Wu n, H. Kim n, B. Zhang n, J. Kim n, P. Dayton n, Z. Xu*, X. Jiang n

Contributors: L. Goel n, H. Wu n, H. Kim n, B. Zhang n, J. Kim n, P. Dayton n, Z. Xu*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: Sonothrombolysis; Intravascular sonothrombolysis; Microbubble-mediated sonothrombolysis; Clot lysis; Tissue plasminogen activator
MeSH headings : Animals; Cattle; Combined Modality Therapy; Mechanical Thrombolysis / methods; Microbubbles / therapeutic use; Thrombolytic Therapy / methods; Thrombosis / drug therapy; Thrombosis / therapy; Tissue Plasminogen Activator / administration & dosage; Tissue Plasminogen Activator / therapeutic use; Ultrasonic Therapy / methods
TL;DR: Changes in stable and inertial cavitation doses were observed, corresponding to changes in clot lysis in MB-mediated FVI sonothrombolysis with and without tPA. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 20, 2020

2020 journal article

Multi-layered domain morphology in relaxor single crystals with nano-patterned composite electrode

ACTA MATERIALIA, 182, 10–17.

author keywords: Piezoelectricity; Domain engineering; Single crystal; Piezoresponse force microscopy (PFM); Ferroelectric relaxor
Source: Web Of Science
Added: December 30, 2019

2020 journal article

P(VDF-TrFE) Thin-Film-Based Transducer for Under-Display Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensing Applications

IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, 20(19), 11221–11228.

By: C. Peng n, M. Chen n, H. Wang, J. Shen & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Fingerprint sensing; under-display sensing; ultrasonic transducer; P(VDF-TrFE)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: November 16, 2020

2020 journal article

Photoflexoelectric effect in halide perovskites

NATURE MATERIALS, 19(6), 605-+.

TL;DR: It is demonstrated that adding light to mechanical oscillation enhances effective flexoelectric coefficients by orders of magnitude, with the halide perovskites showing the largest coefficients. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: May 8, 2020

2020 journal article

Stress Measurement of a Pressurized Vessel Using Ultrasonic Subsurface Longitudinal Wave With 1-3 Composite Transducers

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 67(1), 158–166.

By: H. Kim n, T. Kim*, D. Morrow n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Transducers; Stress; Acoustics; Temperature sensors; Temperature measurement; Strain; Composite transducer; principal component regression (PCR); stress measurement; subsurface longitudinal (SSL)wave
TL;DR: Results of stress sensing affirm a linear relationship between the time delay of SSL wave and the mechanical stress of a pressurized vessel and the regression model is constructed via principal component regression (PCR) under temperature-varying condition. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: January 21, 2020

2020 journal article

Three-dimensional analyses of cells' positioning on the quadrupole-electrode microfluid chip considering the coupling effect of nDEP, ACEO, and ETF

BIOSENSORS & BIOELECTRONICS, 165.

author keywords: Alternating-current electrokinetics; Coupling; Dynamic; Electric cell-substrate impedance sensing (ECIS); Microfluid chip; Negative dielectrophoresis (nDEP)
MeSH headings : Biosensing Techniques; Electricity; Electrodes; Electroosmosis; Microfluidics
TL;DR: The 3D dynamic-coupling analyses could help design the quadrupole-electrode microfluid chip and optimize the manipulation parameters in the experiment. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: September 21, 2020

2019 journal article

Apparent phase stability and domain distribution of PMN-30PT single crystals with nanograted Au/MnOx electrodes

ACTA MATERIALIA, 169, 28–35.

author keywords: Single crystal; Ferroelectric; X-ray diffraction; Nanodomains; Adaptive phase theory
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: May 28, 2019

2019 journal article

Candle-Soot Carbon Nanoparticles in Photoacoustics Advantages and challenges for laser ultrasound transmitters

IEEE NANOTECHNOLOGY MAGAZINE, 13(3), 13–28.

By: J. Kim*, H. Kim n, W. Chang n, W. Huang*, X. Jiang n & P. Dayton*

TL;DR: This article provides a review of candle-soot nanoparticle (CSNP) composite laser ultrasound transmitters (LUTs) and compares and contrasts this technology with other carbon-composite designs. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 17, 2019

2019 journal article

Deconvolution in Intravascular Ultrasound to Improve Lateral Resolution

ULTRASONIC IMAGING, 41(4), 191–205.

By: M. Li*, W. Shao*, X. Jiang n & Z. Feng*

author keywords: intravascular ultrasound; magnitude-based deconvolution; lateral resolution improvement
MeSH headings : Computer Simulation; Equipment Design; Humans; Image Processing, Computer-Assisted / methods; Phantoms, Imaging; Reproducibility of Results; Ultrasonography, Interventional / methods
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 24, 2019

2019 journal article

Effect of low-frequency alternating current poling on 5-mm-thick 0.7Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O-3-0.3PbTiO(3) single crystals

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 115(19).

By: C. Luo n, H. Wan n, W. Chang n, Y. Yamashita n, A. Paterson n, J. Jones n, X. Jiang n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: December 2, 2019

2019 article

Effect of low-frequency alternating current poling on 5-mm-thick 0.7Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O-3-0.3PbTiO(3) single crystals (vol 115, 192904, 2019)

Luo, C., Wan, H., Chang, W.-Y., Yamashita, Y., Paterson, A. R., Jones, J., & Jiang, X. (2019, December 23). APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, Vol. 115.

By: C. Luo n, H. Wan n, W. Chang n, Y. Yamashita n, A. Paterson n, J. Jones n, X. Jiang n

Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 21, 2020

2019 journal article

Effect of poling temperature on piezoelectric and dielectric properties of 0.7Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3-0.3PbTiO3 single crystals under alternating current poling

Applied Physics Letters, 114(17), 172901.

By: H. Wan n, C. Luo n, W. Chang n, Y. Yamashita n & X. Jiang n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, Web Of Science
Added: May 28, 2019

2019 journal article

In situ fabrication of organic electrochemical transistors on a microfluidic chip

NANO RESEARCH, 12(8), 1943–1951.

By: J. Ji n, M. Li*, Z. Chen*, H. Wang*, X. Jiang n, K. Zhuo*, Y. Liu*, X. Yang* ...

author keywords: electrodeposition; in situ; microfluidic chip; PEDOT; PSS; GQDs composite; transistor
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 26, 2019

2019 journal article

Modeling of the flexoelectric annular microplate based on strain gradient elasticity theory

MECHANICS OF ADVANCED MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES, 26(23), 1958–1968.

author keywords: Annular microplate; flexoelectricity; strain gradient elastic effect; static bending; free vibration
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: November 18, 2019

2019 journal article

Modulating the Electrical Transport in the Two-Dimensional Electron Gas at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Heterostructures by Interfacial Flexoelectricity

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 122(25).

By: F. Zhang n, P. Lv*, Y. Zhang*, S. Huang n, C. Wong*, H. Yau*, X. Chen*, Z. Wen* ...

TL;DR: It is found that a mechanical bending induced flexoelectricity significantly modulates the electrical transport properties of the interfacial two-dimensional electron gas at the LaAlO/SrTiO_{3} (LAO/STO) heterostructure. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 15, 2019

2019 journal article

Narrow band photoacoustic lamb wave generation for nondestructive testing using candle soot nanoparticle patches

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 115(10).

By: T. Kim n, W. Chang n, H. Kim n & X. Jiang n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 30, 2019

2019 journal article

Sonothrombolysis with magnetic microbubbles under a rotational magnetic field

ULTRASONICS, 98, 62–71.

By: B. Zhang n, H. Kim n, H. Wu n, Y. Gao* & X. Jiang n

Contributors: B. Zhang n, H. Kim n, H. Wu n, Y. Gao* & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Magnetic microbubbles; Magnetic nanoparticle; Thrombolysis; Sonothrombolysis; Cavitation
TL;DR: A new method using the rotational magnetic field to trap and vibrate magnetic microbubbles at target clot region and then using an intravascular forward-looking ultrasound transducer to activate them acoustically significantly enhances in vitro lysis of blood clot. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 9, 2019

2019 article

Stress Measurement of a Pressurized Vessel Using Candle Soot Nanocomposite Based Photoacoustic Excitation

NONDESTRUCTIVE CHARACTERIZATION AND MONITORING OF ADVANCED MATERIALS, AEROSPACE, CIVIL INFRASTRUCTURE, AND TRANSPORTATION XIII, Vol. 10971.

By: H. Kim n, W. Chang n, T. Kim n, S. Huang n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Stress sensing; photoacoustic; pressure vessel; laser generated ultrasound; candle soot; nanocomposite
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Added: September 30, 2019

2018 journal article

A Dual-Frequency Colinear Array for Acoustic Angiography in Prostate Cancer Evaluation

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 65(12), 2418–2428.

By: S. Li n, J. Kim n, Z. Wang*, S. Kasoji n, B. Lindsey*, P. Dayton n, X. Jiang n

author keywords: Harmonic analysis; in vivo; oncology; ultrasonic imaging; ultrasonic transducer arrays
MeSH headings : Abdomen / blood supply; Abdomen / diagnostic imaging; Angiography / methods; Animals; Contrast Media; Humans; Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted / methods; Male; Microbubbles; Models, Biological; Phantoms, Imaging; Prostate / blood supply; Prostate / diagnostic imaging; Prostatic Neoplasms / blood supply; Prostatic Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging; Rats; Transducers; Ultrasonography / instrumentation; Ultrasonography / methods
TL;DR: The development of a dual frequency, dual-layer colinear array transducer for transrectal acoustic angiography and identification of regions of neovascularization for the guidance of prostate biopsies are described. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 14, 2019

2018 journal article

Dielectric and piezoelectric properties of 0.7 Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O-3-0.3 PbTiO3 single crystal poled using alternating current

MATERIALS RESEARCH LETTERS, 6(10), 537–544.

By: W. Chang n, C. Chung n, C. Luo n, T. Kim n, Y. Yamashita n, J. Jones n, X. Jiang n

author keywords: PMN-PT single crystal; Dielectric and piezoelectric properties; Field-induced phase transition; Aging rate
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: October 16, 2018

2018 journal article

Domain engineering and full matrix material constants of the [111](c)-poled 0.63Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)-0.37PbTiO(3) single crystal

CRYSTENGCOMM, 20(33), 4745–4751.

By: Z. Yuan*, S. Sang*, E. Sun*, X. Qi*, W. Chang n, R. Zhang*, B. Yang*, X. Jiang n, W. Cao*

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Source: Web Of Science
Added: December 10, 2018

2018 journal article

Dynamic flexoelectric effect on piezoelectric nanostructures

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MECHANICS A-SOLIDS, 71, 404–409.

By: B. Nguyen*, S. Nanthakumar*, X. Zhuang*, P. Wriggers*, X. Jiang n & T. Rabczuk*

author keywords: Flexoelectricity; Dynamic flexoelectric; Beam model; Free vibration
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: October 19, 2018

2018 article

Evaluation of Photoacoustic Transduction Efficiency of Candle Soot Nanocomposite Transmitters

Chang, W.-Y., Zhang, X. A., Kim, J., Huang, W., Bagal, A., Chang, C.-H., … Jiang, X. (2018, September). IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NANOTECHNOLOGY, Vol. 17, pp. 985–993.

By: W. Chang n, X. Zhang n, J. Kim n, W. Huang*, A. Bagal n, C. Chang n, T. Fang n, H. Wu*, X. Jiang n

Contributors: W. Chang n, X. Zhang n, J. Kim n, W. Huang*, A. Bagal n, C. Chang n, T. Fang n, H. Wu*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: Photoacoustic efficiency; FDTD simulation; candle soot; carbon nanoparticles; PDMS; nanocomposite
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 16, 2018

2018 journal article

Flexoelectricity in a metal/ferroelectric/semiconductor heterostructure

AIP ADVANCES, 8(6).

By: S. Huang n, H. Yau*, H. Yu n, L. Qi n, F. So n, J. Dai*, X. Jiang n

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Added: August 6, 2018

2018 review

Flexoelectricity in dielectrics: Materials, structures and characterizations

[Review of ]. JOURNAL OF ADVANCED DIELECTRICS, 8(2).

author keywords: Flexoelectricity; dielectrics; semiconductor; thermal dependence; health monitoring
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 article

MINIATURIZED FOCUSED ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCERS FOR INTRAVASCULAR THERAPIES

PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL ENGINEERING CONGRESS AND EXPOSITION, 2017, VOL 3.

By: J. Kim n, H. Wu n & X. Jiang n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

On the mechanics of curved flexoelectric microbeams

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE, 124, 1–15.

By: L. Qi n, S. Huang n, G. Fu*, S. Zhou* & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Curved microbeam; Flexoelectricity; Strain gradient elastic effect; Static bending; Natural vibration
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Patterned nano-domains in PMN-PT single crystals

Acta Materialia, 143, 166–173.

By: W. Chang n, C. Chung n, Z. Yuan n, C. Chang n, J. Tian*, D. Viehland*, J. Li*, J. Jones n, X. Jiang n

author keywords: Piezoelectricity; Atomic force microscopy (AFM); Diffusion; Nanodomains; Single crystal
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 article

Piezoelectric torsional actuation in d(36) shear-mode PMN-PT single crystals

SENSORS AND SMART STRUCTURES TECHNOLOGIES FOR CIVIL, MECHANICAL, AND AEROSPACE SYSTEMS 2018, Vol. 10598.

By: P. Berik*, W. Chang n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: torsion actuation; d(36) shear-mode; piezoelectric single crystal; experiment; simulation
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 14, 2019

2018 journal article

Real-time ultrasound angiography using superharmonic dual-frequency (2.25 MHz/30 MHz) cylindrical array: In vitro study

ULTRASONICS, 82, 298–303.

By: Z. Wang n, K. Martin n, P. Dayton n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Dual-frequency ultrasound; IVUS array; Lateral mode transducer; Superharmonic; Acoustic angiography
MeSH headings : Angiography / instrumentation; Equipment Design; In Vitro Techniques; Microbubbles; Microvessels; Phantoms, Imaging; Transducers; Ultrasonography / instrumentation
TL;DR: The results show that this dual‐frequency IVUS array transducer with a lateral‐mode transmitter can fulfill the native design requirement for acoustic angiography by generating nonlinear microbubble responses as well as detecting their superharmonic responses in a 5 Fr form factor. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: August 6, 2018

2018 review

Recent Developments in Piezoelectric Crystals

[Review of ]. JOURNAL OF THE KOREAN CERAMIC SOCIETY, 55(5), 419–439.

By: S. Zhang, F. Li, F. Yu, X. Jiang*, H. Lee, J. Luo, T. Shrout

author keywords: Piezoelectric; Ferroelectric; Single Crystal; Usage temperature range
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: October 16, 2018

2017 journal article

Contrast Enhanced Superharmonic Imaging for Acoustic Angiography Using Reduced Form-Factor Lateral Mode Transmitters for Intravascular and Intracavity Applications

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 64(2), 311–319.

By: Z. Wang n, K. Martin n, W. Huang*, P. Dayton n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Dual frequency; lateral mode transducer; superharmonic; ultrasound transducer
MeSH headings : Acoustics / instrumentation; Angiography / instrumentation; Contrast Media / chemistry; Equipment Design; Humans; Microbubbles; Transducers; Ultrasonography / instrumentation
TL;DR: Results show that superharmonic imaging with a low frequency lateral mode transmitter is a feasible alternative to thickness mode transmitters when the final transducer size requirements dictate design choices. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Dual-Frequency Piezoelectric Endoscopic Transducer for Imaging Vascular Invasion in Pancreatic Cancer

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 64(7), 1078–1086.

By: B. Lindsey n, J. Kim n, P. Dayton n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Acoustic angiography; endoscope; high frequency; interventional imaging; microbubble; superharmonic
MeSH headings : Angiography / instrumentation; Animals; Contrast Media; Microbubbles; Pancreatic Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging; Pancreatic Neoplasms / pathology; Phantoms, Imaging; Rats; Splenic Artery / diagnostic imaging; Splenic Artery / pathology; Swine; Transducers; Ultrasonography, Interventional / instrumentation
TL;DR: A dual-frequency piezoelectric transducer for rotational endoscopic imaging designed to transmit at 4 MHz and receive at 20 MHz in order to image microbubble-specific superharmonic signals is described, suggesting such a device may enable direct visualization of small vessels from within the lumen of larger vessels such as the portal vein or superior mesenteric vein. (via Semantic Scholar)
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1. No Poverty (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 article

Dual-Frequency Transducer with a Wideband PVDF Receiver for Contrast-Enhanced, Adjustable Harmonic Imaging

HEALTH MONITORING OF STRUCTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS 2017, Vol. 10170.

By: J. Kim n, B. Lindsey n, S. Li n, P. Dayton n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Dual-frequency transducer; PVDF transducer; P(VDF-TrFE) copolymer; Acoustic angiography; superharmonic imaging; contrast imaging
TL;DR: A new dual-frequency transducer composed of a 2 MHz 1-3 composite transmitter and a polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) receiver with a receiving frequency range of 4-12 MHz for adjustable harmonic imaging is developed. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Electrical switching of antiferromagnets via strongly spin-orbit coupled materials

Journal of Applied Physics, 121(2), 023907.

By: X. Li n, X. Duan n, Y. Semenov n & K. Kim n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Flexoelectric characterization of BaTiO3-0.08Bi(Zn1/2Ti1/2)O-3

Applied Physics Letters, 110(22).

By: S. Huang, T. Kim, D. Hou, D. Cann, J. Jones & X. Jiang

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Flexoelectric characterization of BaTiO3-0.08Bi(Zn1/2Ti1/2)O3

Applied Physics Letters, 110(22), 222904.

By: S. Huang n, T. Kim n, D. Hou n, D. Cann*, J. Jones n & X. Jiang n

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Source: Crossref
Added: December 11, 2020

2017 journal article

Flexoelectricity in low densification materials and its implication

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 695, 1555–1560.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Frequency dispersion of flexoelectricity in PMN-PT single crystal

AIP ADVANCES, 7(1).

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 book

High frequency piezo-composite micromachined ultrasound transducer array technology for biomedical imaging

By: X. Jiang*, S. Li*, J. Kim* & J. Ma*

TL;DR: This monograph reports the current advancement in high frequency piezoelectric crystal micromachined ultrasound transducers and arrays and their biomedical applications, and describes challenges and future perspectives of this technique for biomedical applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 article

High temperature transducer using aluminum nitride single crystal for laser ultrasound detection

NONDESTRUCTIVE CHARACTERIZATION AND MONITORING OF ADVANCED MATERIALS, AEROSPACE, AND CIVIL INFRASTRUCTURE 2017, Vol. 10169.

By: T. Kim n, J. Kim n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Pulsed Nd: YAG laser; Lamb wave; AlN; high temperature NDT
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Intravascular forward-looking ultrasound transducers for microbubble-mediated sonothrombolysis

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 7.

By: J. Kim n, B. Lindsey n, W. Chang n, X. Dai*, J. Stavas*, P. Dayton n, X. Jiang*

MeSH headings : Humans; Microbubbles; Thrombolytic Therapy / instrumentation; Thrombolytic Therapy / methods; Transducers; Ultrasonic Waves
TL;DR: It is hypothesized that a sub-megahertz, forward-looking ultrasound transducer with an integrated microbubble injection tube is more advantageous for efficient thrombolysis by enhancing cavitation-induced microstreaming than the conventional high-frequency, side-looking, catheter-mounted transducers. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Microbubble mediated dual-frequency high intensity focused ultrasound thrombolysis: An In vitro study

Applied Physics Letters, 110(2), 023703.

TL;DR: It was found that MBs, with sufficient concentration, could significantly lower the power threshold for thrombolysis for both DFFU and single-frequency focused ultrasound (SFFU). (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 conference paper

Photoacoustic transduction efficiency evaluation of candle soot nanoparticles/PDMS composites

2017 ieee 17th international conference on nanotechnology (ieee-nano), 439–442.

By: W. Chang n, X. Zhang n, J. Kim n, W. Huang n, C. Chang n & X. Jiang n

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Piezoelectric Floating Element Shear Stress Sensor for the Wind Tunnel Flow Measurement

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, 64(9), 7304–7312.

By: T. Kim n, A. Saini n, J. Kim n, A. Gopalarathnam n, Y. Zhu n, F. Palmieri*, C. Wohl*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: Bimorph piezoelectric (PE) structures; electromechanical symmetry; floating element (FE); PMN-33% PT crystal; shear stress
TL;DR: An analytical model was proposed based on cantilever beam theory with an end-tip-mass for verifying the resonance frequency shift in static stress measurements and the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and ambient vibration-filtered pure shear stress sensitivity were obtained through signal processing. (via Semantic Scholar)
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2017 journal article

Piezoelectric d(36) in-plane shear-mode of lead-free BZT-BCT single crystals for torsion actuation

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 110(5).

By: P. Berik n, W. Chang n & X. Jiang n

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2017 journal article

Raman spectra of (K, Na)(Nb,Ta)O-3 single crystal

JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 704, 804–808.

By: S. Sang n, Z. Yuan n, L. Zheng*, E. Sun*, X. Qi*, R. Zhang*, X. Jiang n, S. Li*, J. Du*

author keywords: Sodium potassium tantalate niobate; Lead free; Single crystal; Raman scattering; Temperature dependence; Polarization selection rules
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2017 journal article

Transit Time Difference Flowmeter for Intravenous Flow Rate Measurement Using 1-3 Piezoelectric Composite Transducers

IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, 17(17), 5741–5748.

By: T. Kim n, J. Kim n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Intravenous (IV) flow rate; transit time difference; ultrasonic flowmeter; 1-3 composite transducer
TL;DR: An ultrasonic flowmeter (UF) with 1–3 piezoelectric composite transducers was designed, fabricated, and tested on a variety of flow rates of mimic medical injections, exhibiting the capability of detecting low flow rates. (via Semantic Scholar)
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2016 conference paper

40-MHz micromachined PMN-PT composite ultrasound array for medical imaging

Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2015, vol 3.

By: S. Li n, W. Huang n, W. Chang n & X. Jiang n

TL;DR: The development of a 48-element 40-MHz ultrasonic array using micromachined lead magnesium niobate-lead titanate (PMN-PT) single crystal 1–3 composite material and resolutions exceeding 70 μm axially and 800 μm laterally imply the great potential of the developed array transducer for the high frequency medical imaging. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: NC State University Libraries
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2016 journal article

A Novel Laser Ultrasound Transducer Using Candle Soot Carbon Nanoparticles

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NANOTECHNOLOGY, 15(3), 395–401.

By: W. Huang*, W. Chang n, J. Kim n, S. Li n, S. Huang n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: Broadband ultrasound; candle soot; high frequency ultrasound; nano-particles composite; optoacoustic
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7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
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2016 journal article

A Novel Ultrasound Technique for Non-Invasive Assessment of Cell Differentiation

IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, 16(1), 61–68.

By: W. Huang*, J. Kim n, K. Kim n, S. Bakshi n, J. Williams n, P. Matthieu n, E. Loboa n, K. Shung*, Q. Zhou*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: Lead magnesium niobate-lead titanate piezoelectric resonator; in-situ cell differentiation monitoring; electrical impedance measurement; osteogenic differentiation
TL;DR: A novel technique for the characterization of mammalian cells during cell culture was studied using a lead magnesium niobate-lead titanate single crystal piezoelectric resonator to observe changes in material properties of human adipose derived stem cells during both proliferation and osteogenic differentiation. (via Semantic Scholar)
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2016 conference paper

A dual frequency ivus transducer with a lateral mode transmitter for contrast enhanced intravascular ultrasound imaging

Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2015, vol 3.

By: Z. Wang n, K. Martin*, P. Dayton* & X. Jiang n

TL;DR: The results showed that this dual frequency IVUS transducer with a lateral mode transmitter can be used to detect super-harmonic signal (12th to 15th harmonic) ideal for superharmonic imaging of microvascular structures. (via Semantic Scholar)
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2016 conference paper

A dual-frequency co-linear array for prostate acoustic angiography

2016 ieee international ultrasonics symposium (ius).

By: S. Li n, J. Kim n, Z. Wang n, X. Jiang n, S. Kasoji n, B. Lindsey n, P. Dayton n

TL;DR: The development of a dual layer co-linear array ultrasound transducer for transrectal acoustic angiography is described, suggesting that the prototype co- linear array is capable of performing dual-frequency superharmonic imaging of microbubbles for prostate cancer assessment. (via Semantic Scholar)
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3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
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2016 conference paper

A dual-frequency endoscopic transducer for imaging vascular invasion in pancreatic cancer

2016 ieee international ultrasonics symposium (ius).

By: B. Lindsey*, P. Dayton*, J. Kim n & X. Jiang n

TL;DR: The development of a single element dual-frequency transducer for rotational endoscopic imaging designed to operate at 4/20 MHz to image microbubble superharmonics is described, suggesting such a device may be suitable for direct visualization of small vessels from within the lumen of larger vessels such as the portal vein. (via Semantic Scholar)
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3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
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2016 article

A piezoelectric shear stress sensor

SENSORS AND SMART STRUCTURES TECHNOLOGIES FOR CIVIL, MECHANICAL, AND AEROSPACE SYSTEMS 2016, Vol. 9803.

By: T. Kim n, A. Saini n, J. Kim n, A. Gopalarathnam n, Y. Zhu n, F. Palmieri*, C. Wohl*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: PMN-33% PT crystal; bimorph piezoelectric structures; floating element; electromechanical symmetry
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2016 journal article

Adaptive windowing in contrast-enhanced intravascular ultrasound imaging

ULTRASONICS, 70, 123–135.

By: B. Lindsey n, K. Martin n, X. Jiang n & P. Dayton n

author keywords: Intravascular ultrasound; Contrast-enhanced ultrasound; Adaptive beamforming; Phase coherence factor; High frequency ultrasound; Superharmonic
MeSH headings : Algorithms; Animals; Atherosclerosis / diagnostic imaging; Chick Embryo; Computer Simulation; Contrast Media; Data Interpretation, Statistical; Image Enhancement / methods; Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted / methods; Models, Statistical; Phantoms, Imaging; Reproducibility of Results; Sensitivity and Specificity; Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted; Swine; Ultrasonography, Interventional / instrumentation; Ultrasonography, Interventional / methods; Vasa Vasorum / diagnostic imaging
TL;DR: Applying signal processing approaches based on minimum variance (MV) beamforming and the phase coherence factor (PCF) for improving the spatial resolution and contrast-to-tissue ratio (CTR) in IVUS imaging can enhance image quality in conventional B-mode IVUS or in contrast-enhanced IVUS, where signal- to-noise ratio is relatively low and resolution is at a premium. (via Semantic Scholar)
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2016 conference paper

Adaptive windowing in mechanically-steered intravascular ultrasound imaging: Ex vivo and in vivo studies with contrast enhancement

2016 ieee international ultrasonics symposium (ius).

By: B. Lindsey*, P. Dayton* & X. Jiang n

TL;DR: Processing techniques for improving spatial resolution and image contrast in mechanically steered ultrasound imaging based on minimum variance (MV) beamforming and the phase coherence factor (PCF) are presented and may improve image quality in both conventional B-mode IVUS and contrast-enhanced IVUS. (via Semantic Scholar)
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2016 journal article

An Integrated System for Superharmonic Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging: Design and Intravascular Phantom Imaging Study

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 63(9), 1933–1943.

By: Y. Li*, J. Ma n, K. Martin n, M. Yu*, T. Ma*, P. Dayton n, X. Jiang n, K. Shung*, Q. Zhou*

author keywords: Acoustic angiography; biomedical electronics; field-programmable gate arrays (FPGA); intravascular ultrasound (IVUS); microbubble contrast agent (MCA); ultrasonic imaging; ultrasonic transducer
MeSH headings : Arteries / diagnostic imaging; Contrast Media; Elasticity Imaging Techniques / instrumentation; Elasticity Imaging Techniques / methods; Equipment Design; Equipment Failure Analysis; Humans; Image Enhancement / instrumentation; Image Enhancement / methods; Phantoms, Imaging; Reproducibility of Results; Sensitivity and Specificity; Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted / instrumentation; Systems Integration; Ultrasonography, Interventional / instrumentation; Ultrasonography, Interventional / methods
TL;DR: The system greatly reduced the cost and complexity of the superharmonic imaging intended for preclinical study and showed promise for high-contrast intravascular microvascular imaging, which may have significant importance in assessment of the vasa vasorum associated with atherosclerotic plaques. (via Semantic Scholar)
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2016 journal article

Analysis on the anisotropic electromechanical properties of lead magnoniobate titanate single crystal for ring type ultrasonic motors

AIP ADVANCES, 6(11).

By: X. Shi*, W. Huang*, F. Li*, Z. Li*, Z. Xu, X. Jiang n, X. Wei*

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2016 journal article

Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of a Bifrequency Colinear Array

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 63(2), 266–274.

author keywords: Bifrequency ultrasound; colinear array; composite transducer
TL;DR: The results of this study suggest that bifrequency colinear arrays are potential aids for wideband fundamental imaging and harmonic/subharmonic imaging. (via Semantic Scholar)
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2016 journal article

EX VIVO PORCINE ARTERIAL AND CHORIOALLANTOIC MEMBRANE ACOUSTIC ANGIOGRAPHY USING DUAL-FREQUENCY INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND PROBES

ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 42(9), 2294–2307.

By: K. Martin n, B. Lindsey n, J. Ma n, T. Nichols*, X. Jiang n & P. Dayton n

author keywords: Ultrasonography; Vasa vasorum; Dual frequency; Superharmonic; Acoustic angiography; Intravascular ultrasound; Microbubble; Contrast; Atherosclerosis
MeSH headings : Angiography / methods; Animals; Arteries / diagnostic imaging; Chick Embryo; Chorioallantoic Membrane / diagnostic imaging; Computer Simulation; Contrast Media; Image Enhancement / methods; Microvessels / diagnostic imaging; Models, Animal; Models, Biological; Phantoms, Imaging; Sensitivity and Specificity; Swine; Transducers; Ultrasonography, Interventional / instrumentation; Ultrasonography, Interventional / methods
TL;DR: Dual-frequency contrast-specific imaging was able to resolve vessels similar in size to those found in vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques at clinically relevant depths, adding to the support for further evaluation and translation of contrast- specific imaging in intravascular ultrasound for the detection of vulnerable plaques in atherosclerosis. (via Semantic Scholar)
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2016 conference paper

Laser-generated-focused ultrasound transducers for microbubble-mediated, dual-excitation sonothrombolysis

2016 ieee international ultrasonics symposium (ius).

By: J. Kim n, W. Chang n, B. Lindsey*, P. Dayton*, X. Dai*, J. Stavas*, X. Jiang*

TL;DR: In vitro test results showed that microbubble-mediated LGFU treatment can yield the lytic rate of approximately 2 mg/min, suggesting that LGFU transducers may be useful in precision highLytic rate sonothrombolysis. (via Semantic Scholar)
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2016 conference paper

Modeling of harmonic measurement radiated by a plane circular piston in fluids

Proceedings of 2016 Symposium on Piezoelectricity, Acoustic Waves, and Device Applications (SPAWDA), 288–292.

By: Z. An*, Z. Wang n, H. Li* & X. Jiang n

TL;DR: A finite element model is presented that embodies all the factors mentioned previously to describe the nonlinear characteristics of the ultrasonic field radiated by a plane circular piston source in fluids more accurately. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: NC State University Libraries
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2016 conference paper

Nanocomposite transducer with a laser ultarsound transmitter and a piezoelectric receiver

2016 IEEE 16th International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-nano), 191–192.

By: J. Kim n, W. Chang n, S. Huang n & X. Jiang n

Source: NC State University Libraries
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2016 journal article

Study on a flexoelectric microphone using barium strontium titanate

JOURNAL OF MICROMECHANICS AND MICROENGINEERING, 26(4).

By: S. Kwon*, W. Huang n, S. Zhang*, F. Yuan n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: flexoelectricity; microphone; barium strontium titanate; micro-bridge
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2016 journal article

Thermal gradient induced flexoelectric effects in bulk Ba0.67Sr0.33TiO3

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 108(19).

By: T. Kim n, W. Huang n, S. Huang n & X. Jiang n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
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2016 journal article

Verification of the flexoelectricity in barium strontium titanate through d33 meter

AIP Advances, 6(12), 125003.

By: L. Shu*, T. Wang*, X. Jiang n & W. Huang*

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2015 article

A 3 MHz/18 MHz Dual-layer Co-Linear Array for Transrectal Acoustic Angiography

2015 IEEE INTERNATIONAL ULTRASONICS SYMPOSIUM (IUS).

By: S. Li n, J. Kim n, Z. Wang n, X. Jiang n, S. Kasoji n, B. Lindsey n, P. Dayton n

author keywords: acoustic angiography; dual frequency; ultrasound contrast agent; transrectal ultrasound; prostate cancer
TL;DR: Results suggest that the prototyped co-linear array is capable of performing dual-frequency superharmonic imaging of microbubbles (“acoustic angiography”) for prostate cancer assessment. (via Semantic Scholar)
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2015 article

A PMN- PT Micromachined 1-3 Composite Circular Array for IVUS

2015 IEEE INTERNATIONAL ULTRASONICS SYMPOSIUM (IUS).

By: S. Li n, X. Jiang n, J. Tian, P. Han & C. Zhang*

author keywords: micromachined 1-3 composite; high frequency; intravascular imaging; ultrasound array
TL;DR: The results demonstrated beam widths exceeding 70 μm axially imply the great potential of the developed array transducer for the high frequency medical imaging. (via Semantic Scholar)
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2015 conference paper

A bi-frequency co-linear array transducer for biomedical ultrasound imaging

Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2014, vol 3.

By: Z. Wang n, S. Li n, R. Liu*, X. Geng* & X. Jiang n

TL;DR: A bi-frequency co-linear array covering a frequency range of 5 MHz-20 MHz was investigated to meet the requirements of resolution and depth of field for a broad range of ultrasound imaging applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: NC State University Libraries
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2015 journal article

A laser ultrasound transducer using carbon nanofibers-polydimethylsiloxane composite thin film

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 106(2).

By: B. Hsieh n, J. Kim n, J. Zhu n, S. Li n, X. Zhang n & X. Jiang n

Contributors: X. Jiang n, X. Zhang n, S. Li n, J. Zhu n, J. Kim n & B. Hsieh n

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7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
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2015 conference paper

A novel laser ultrasound transducer using candle soot carbon nanoparticles

2015 IEEE 15th International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), 1243–1246.

By: W. Chang n, J. Kim n, S. Li n, W. Huang n & X. Jiang n

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7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: NC State University Libraries
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2015 journal article

Advantages and challenges of relaxor-PbTiO3 ferroelectric crystals for electroacoustic transducers – A review

Progress in Materials Science, 68, 1–66.

author keywords: Relaxor-PT; Ferroelectric; Piezoelectric; Crystals; Transducers; Electroacoustic
TL;DR: In this review, the performance merits of relaxor-PT crystals in various electroacoustic devices are presented from a piezoelectric material viewpoint and the impacts and challenges are summarized to guide on-going and future research in the development of relaxors for the next generation electroac acoustic transducers. (via Semantic Scholar)
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2015 journal article

An acoustic filter based on layered structure

Applied Physics Letters, 106(11), 111903.

By: J. Ma n, M. Steer n & X. Jiang n

TL;DR: A design which selectively achieves acoustic filtering with a stop band and passive amplification at the high- and low-frequencies, respectively is presented, which is proved to be effective in multi-frequency systems. (via Semantic Scholar)
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7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
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2015 conference paper

Anti-matching design for wave isolation in dual frequency transducer for intravascular super-harmonic imaging

Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2014, vol 3.

By: J. Ma n, S. Li n, Z. Wang n & X. Jiang n

TL;DR: High resolution image was generated from super-harmonic imaging, which elucidated the capability of the transducer for intravascular microvessel detection and suppressed the aliasing echo to less than −20 dB. (via Semantic Scholar)
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2015 journal article

Candle soot nanoparticles-polydimethylsiloxane composites for laser ultrasound transducers

APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 107(16).

By: W. Chang n, W. Huang n, J. Kim n, S. Li n & X. Jiang n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
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2015 journal article

Design and operation of silver nanowire based flexible and stretchable touch sensors

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS RESEARCH, 30(1), 79–85.

By: Z. Cui n, F. Poblete n, G. Cheng n, S. Yao n, X. Jiang n & Y. Zhu n

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2015 journal article

Design factors of intravascular dual frequency transducers for super-harmonic contrast imaging and acoustic angiography

PHYSICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 60(9), 3441–3457.

By: J. Ma n, K. Martin n, Y. Li*, P. Dayton n, K. Shung*, Q. Zhou*, X. Jiang n

author keywords: ultrasound transducer; intravascular ultrasound imaging; acoustic angiography; contrast imaging; super-harmonic imaging; dual frequency transducer; microbubble
MeSH headings : Angiography / instrumentation; Angiography / methods; Contrast Media / chemistry; Transducers; Ultrasonography, Interventional / instrumentation; Ultrasonography, Interventional / methods
TL;DR: Transducer designs encompassing different transducer layouts, transmitting frequencies, and transducers materials are compared for optimization of imaging performance and provide guidelines for the design of intravascular acoustic angiography transducers. (via Semantic Scholar)