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Research update

A sneak peek at next-generation ultrasound imaging

First demonstration of a flat-panel-display compatible ultrasound platform paves the way for large-area and curved surface applications. 


Researchers at imec unveil a groundbreaking second-generation piezoelectric micromachined ultrasound transducer (PMUT) array for ultrasound imaging.

The array, featuring an AlScN piezoelectric layer, achieves impressive image acquisition and beam steering up to 10 cm in water. This advancement paves the way for complex ultrasound applications on curved surfaces, revolutionizing medical imaging and monitoring.

Lastly, imec’s collaboration with Pulsify Medical brings non-invasive, physician-free cardiac monitoring a step closer to reality.