Sensing deep-tissue physiology via wearable ultrasonic phased arrays

A prototype skin-conformal ultrasonic phased array enables the monitoring of physiological signals from deep tissues, as shown for the measurements of cardiac Doppler waveforms and central and cerebral blood flows.

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The cover illustrates a prototype ultrasonic phased array for the monitoring of blood flows in deep tissues.

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Image: Sheng Xu, University of California San Diego. Cover design: Erin Dewalt.

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