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UTRC (Ultrasonic Transducer Resource Center)

Ultrasonic Transducer Resource Center

The Ultrasonic Transducer Resource Center (UTRC), directed by K. Kirk Shung, professor of biomedical engineering, is the nation's only resource center for the development of ultrasonic transducer/array technology for medical diagnostic procedures.
Ultrasonic research at USC is focused in two areas:
  1. Developing ultrasonic transducers/arrays in the very high frequency range, beyond 30 MHz, which will be used in opthalmology, dermatology, and vascular surgery.
  2. Use of new and more efficient materials for these devices to produce clinical images with finer detail than is now possible.
Visit the UTRC website.