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Just a brief note to express my hope that all of you are doing well and staying safe and to assure you that despite the pandemic’s impact the Transactions are functioning.

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March 2020

2019 Articles

Assessment of Carotid Artery Plaque Components With Machine Learning Classification Using Homodyned-K Parametric Maps and Elastograms
Roy-Cardinal, MH; Destrempes, F; Soulez, G; Cloutier, G
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 3, pp 493-504 (2019)

Clinical Pilot Application of Super-Resolution US Imaging in Breast Cancer
Dencks, S; Piepenbrock, M; Opacic, T; Krauspe, B; Stickeler, E; Kiessling, F; Schmitz, G
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 3, pp 517-526 (2019)

Beamforming and Speckle Reduction Using Neural Networks
Hyun, D; Brickson, LL; Looby, KT; Dahl, JJ
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 5, pp 898-910 (2019)

Fast Acoustic Wave Sparsely Activated Localization Microscopy (fast-AWSALM): Ultrasound Super-Resolution using Plane-Wave Activation of Nanodroplets.
Zhang, G; Harput, S; Hu, H; Christensen-Jeffries, K; Zhu, J; Brown, J; Leow, CH; Eckersley, RJ; Dunsby, C; Tang, MX
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 6, pp 1039-1046 (2019)

Debiasing-Based Noise Suppression for Ultrafast Ultrasound Microvessel Imaging.
Huang, C; Song, P; Gong, P; Trzasko, JD; Manduca, A; Chen, S
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 8, pp 1281-1291 (2019)

Imaging Performance for Two Row–Column Arrays
Bouzari, H; Engholm, M; Nikolov, SI; Stuart, MB; Thomsen, EV; Jensen, JA
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 7, pp 1209-1221 (2019)

Estimation of High Velocities in Synthetic Aperture Imaging: I: Theory.
Jensen, JA
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 6, pp 1024-1031 (2019)

Mechanical Anisotropy Assessment in Kidney Cortex Using ARFI Peak Displacement: Preclinical Validation and Pilot In Vivo Clinical Results in Kidney Allografts
Hossain, MM; Detwiler, RK; Chang, EH; Caughey, MC; Fisher, MW; Nichols, TC; Merricks, EP; Raymer, RA; Whitford, M; Bellinger, DA; Wimsey, LE; Gallippi, CM
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 3, pp 551-562 (2019)

2018 Articles

Improved Super-Resolution Ultrasound Microvessel Imaging With Spatiotemporal Nonlocal Means Filtering and Bipartite Graph-Based Microbubble Tracking
Song, PF; Trzasko, JD; Manduca, A; Huang, RQ; Kadirvel, R; Kallmes, DF; Chen, SG
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 2, pp 149-167 (2018)

Ultrasound Open Platforms for Next-Generation Imaging Technique Development
Boni, E; Yu, ACH; Freear, S; Jensen, JA; Tortoli, P
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 7, pp 1078-1092 (2018)

Ultraino: An Open Phased-Array System for Narrowband Airborne Ultrasound Transmission
Marzo, A; Corkett, T; Drinkwater, BW
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 1, pp 102-111 (2018)

Ultrasound Localization Microscopy and Super-Resolution: A State of the Art
Couture, O; Hingot, V; Heiles, B; Muleki-Seya, P; Tanter, M
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 8, pp 1304-1320 (2018)

Two-Stage Motion Correction for Super-Resolution Ultrasound Imaging in Human Lower Limb
Harput, S; Christensen-Jeffries, K; Brown, J; Li, YW; Williams, KJ; Davies, AH; Eckersley, RJ; Dunsby, C; Tang, MX
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 5, pp 803-814 (2018)

SUSHI: Sparsity-Based Ultrasound Super-Resolution Hemodynamic Imaging
Bar-Zion, A; Solomon, O; Tremblay-Darveau, C; Adam, D; Eldar, YC
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 12, pp 2365-2380 (2018)

Loss Mechanisms Determining the Quality Factors in Quartz Tuning Forks Vibrating at the Fundamental and First Overtone Modes
Patimisco, P; Sampaolo, A; Mackowiak, V; Rossmadl, H; Cable, A; Tittel, FK; Spagnolo, V
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 10, pp 1951-1957 (2018)

Regularized Spectral Log Difference Technique for Ultrasonic Attenuation Imaging
Coila, AL; Lavarello, R
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 3, pp 378-389 (2018)

Based on citation reports of February 2019 for articles published in 2018 and 2019.

April 2020

2019 Articles

2-D and 3-D Reconstruction Algorithms in the Fourier Domain for Plane-Wave Imaging in Nondestructive Testing
Merabet, L; Robert, S; Prada, C
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 4, pp 772-788 (2019)

Gigahertz Low-Loss and Wideband S0 Mode Lithium Niobate Acoustic Delay Lines
Lu, R; Manzaneque, T; Yang, Y; Li, MH; Gong, S
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 8, pp 1373-1386 (2019)

Clinical Translation of a Novel Photoacoustic Imaging System for Examining the Temporal Artery
Sheikh, R; Cinthio, M; Dahlstrand, U; Erlov, T; Naumovska, M; Hammar, B; Zackrisson, S; Jansson, T; Reistad, N; Malmsjo, M
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 3, pp 472-480 (2019)

Sparse Wavenumber Recovery and Prediction of Anisotropic Guided Waves in Composites: A Comparative Study
Sabeti, S; Leckey, CAC; De Marchi, L; Harley, JB
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 8, pp 1352-1363 (2019)

Experimental Quantification of Noise in Linear Ultrasonic Imaging
Bevan, RLT; Zhang, J; Budyn, N; Croxford, AJ; Wilcox, PD
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 1, pp 79-90 (2019)

Development of Low Frequency (20-100 kHz) Clinically Viable Ultrasound Applicator for Chronic Wound Treatment
Ngo, O; Niemann, E; Gunasekaran, V; Sankar, P; Putterman, M; Lafontant, A; Nadkarni, S; DiMaria-Ghalili, RA; Neidrauer, M; Zubkov, L; Weingarten, M; Margolis, DJ; Lewin, PA
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 3, pp 572-580 (2019)

Radio Frequency Angular Momentum Biased Quasi-LTI Nonreciprocal Acoustic Filters
Cassella, C; Michetti, G; Pirro, M; Yu, Y; Kord, A; Sounas, D; Alu, A; Rinaldi, M
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 11, pp 1814-1825 (2019)

Lamb Wave Mode Decomposition Based on Cross-Wigner-Ville Distribution and Its Application to Anomaly Imaging for Structural Health Monitoring
Zoubi, AB; Kim, S; Adams, DO; Mathews, VJ
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 66, Iss 5, pp 984-997 (2019)

2018 Articles

Real-Time Blood Velocity Vector Measurement Over a 2-D Region
Ricci, S; Ramalli, A; Bassi, L; Boni, E; Tortoli, P
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 2, pp 201-209 (2018)

Super-Resolution Imaging With Ultrafast Ultrasound Imaging of Optically Triggered Perfluorohexane Nanodroplets
Yoon, H; Hallam, KA; Yoon, C; Emelianov, SY
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 12, pp 2277-2285 (2018)

Characterization of Viscoelastic Materials Using Group Shear Wave Speeds
Rouze, NC; Deng, YF; Trutna, CA; Palmeri, ML; Nightingale, KR
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 5, pp 780-794 (2018)

Real-Time High-Frame-Rate Cardiac B-Mode and Tissue Doppler Imaging Based on Multiline Transmission and Multiline Acquisition
Ramalli, A; Dallai, A; Guidi, F; Bassi, L; Boni, E; Tong, L; Fradella, G; D’hooge, J; Tortoli, P
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 11, pp 2030-2041 (2018)

High-Frame-Rate Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography
Joos, P; Poree, J; Liebgott, H; Vray, D; Baudet, M; Faurie, J; Tournoux, F; Cloutier, G; Nicolas, B; Garcia, D
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 5, pp 720-728 (2018)

Combining Acoustic Trapping With Plane Wave Imaging for Localized Microbubble Accumulation in Large Vessels
Nie, LZ; Harput, S; Cowell, DMJ; Carpenter, TM; McLaughlan, JR; Freear, S
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 7, pp 1193-1204 (2018)

Sparse Convolutional Beamforming for Ultrasound Imaging
Cohen, R; Eldar, YC
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 12, pp 2390-2406 (2018)

Time Transfer by Laser Link (T2L2) in Noncommon View Between Europe and China
Samain, E; Rovera, GD; Torre, JM; Courde, C; Belli, A; Exertier, P; Uhrich, P; Guillemot, P; Sherwood, R; Dong, X; Han, XW; Zhang, Z; Meng, WD; Zhang, ZP
IEEE T-UFFC, Vol 65, Iss 6, pp 927-933 (2018)

Based on citation reports of March 2020 for articles published in 2018 and 2019.

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