Therapy Transducers 2018-11-21T04:03:59+00:00

Therapy Transducers

Our therapy transducers are used in biomedical applications. All versions can be built for MRI (magnetic resonance) compatibility.

H- & SU-Series therapy transducers towards biomedical applications

Application Power Duty Cycle Frequency (MHz)
Ablation High High 1.0 to 10.0
Cavitation High High 0.1 to 2.0
Neuromodulation Low Low 0.25 to 5.0
Blood brain barrier (BBB) High Low 1.0 to 2.5
Drug Combination Moderate Low 1.0 to 2.5
Gene Transfection High Low 1.0 to 2.5
Histotripsy High Low 1.0 to 2.5

*NOTE: This table is intended as a reference guide and is not limited to the power, duty cycle and frequencies outlined.

H-Series Deep HIFU Transducers

Our H-Series offer high efficiency over a broad bandwidth for deep high-intensity focused ultrasound applications. Our stack technology provides highly uniform acoustic output at the radiating surface.

An RF impedance matching network is supplied with each transducer to its fundamental resonance. 3rd harmonic matchers and coupling cones are available upon request.

Features:
High power (up to 400 Watts average)
High conversation efficiency at fundamental (Fo) and 3rd harmonic (3xFo) resonances
Variety in focal geometry and focal gain
Water proof housing

Optional:
– MRI Compatible
– Multi-element structures

Datasheets:
H- Transducer Series Ø64 mm
H- Transducer Series Ø64 mm with Ø20 mm Opening
H- Transducer Series Ø150 mm with Ø41 mm Opening

H-Series Selection Guide
TPO Selection Guide

SU-Series Surgical HIFU Transducers

Our SU-Series offer high efficiency over a broad bandwidth for hand held surgical high-intensity focused ultrasound applications. Our stack technology provides highly uniform acoustic output at the radiating surface.

An RF impedance matching network is supplied within each transducer’s handle. Water cooling, temperature monitoring and coupling cones are available upon request.

Features:
High power (up to 200 Watts average)
High conversation efficiency at fundamental resonance
Variety in focal geometry and focal gain
Water proof housing

Optional:
– MRI Compatible
– Multi-element structures

Datasheets:
SU- Transducer Series Ø33 mm

SU-Series Selection Guide
TPO Selection Guide

H-300 Series Array HIFU Transducers

Our H-300 Series array HIFU transducers provide a variety of options with tradeoffs in focal geometry, steering volume & power density while sustaining high efficiency over a broad bandwidth.

Each array is built using high performance cable and matching network technology to sustain the efficiency and bandwidth of the transducer.

Features:
High power (up to 50 Watts average per channel)
High conversation efficiency
Reduced grating lobes and wide steering volumes
Water proof housing

Optional:
– MRI Compatible

H-300 Series Datasheet
TPO Selection Guide
H-300 Video
Publication – Phased Array HIFU
Publication – Broadband Dual-Mode HIFU Array

Custom HIFU Transducers

Collaborate with Sonic Concepts to customize a transducer to best fit your application. Whether it’s integrating HIFU into an endoscope or catheter, developing a 7,000 element array around the human skull, or designing a HIFU transducer to withstand 6,000 Watts of peak power, Sonic Concepts can leverage its transducer design capabilities into your product.

Types of arrays: annular, sector, phased, linear, annular-sector, theta-theta, pseudo random and Archimedean spiral

Focusing: unfocused, cylindrical, spherical, irregular cylindrical surface with multi-radii

Aperture shapes: Square, circle, donut, ellipse, irregular shapes for apodization

Frequencies: 30 kHz to 20 MHz

Central opening shapes: Square, rectangle, ellipse, circle

Optional:
– MRI Compatible

Transesophageal –USgHIFU Video

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