acoustic impedance


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Noun1.acoustic impedance - opposition to the flow of sound through a surface; acoustic resistance is the real component of acoustic impedance and acoustic reactance is the imaginary component
resistance - any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion
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Pre-stack inversion is usually used to discriminate fluid when the shear impedances (Zs), acoustic impedance (Zp), and the ?
These transducers are made using piezoelectric composite and a stack of resonant and non-resonant matching layers to match the transducer acoustic impedance to the air, canter frequency is 0.65 MHz and bandwidth at -20 dB in thru-transmission mode is 90 %.
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It may be applied for measuring attenuation, acoustic impedance, and other physical and elastic properties of biological tissues at the microscopic level.
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