# Ultrasound probes can resolve structural details with sizes approximately equal to the wavelength of the ultrasound waves themselves. What is the size of the smallest feature observable in human tissue when examined with 18-MHzultrasound? The speed of sound in human tissue is 1,540 m/s.

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Ultrasound probes can resolve structural details with sizes approximately equal to the wavelength of the ultrasound waves themselves. What is the size of the smallest feature observable in human tissue when examined with
18-MHz
ultrasound? The speed of sound in human tissue is 1,540 m/s.

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Given,

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Ultrasound probe can resolve the tissue size equal to its wavelength and its can’t probe feature smaller than its wavelength, so size of smallest feature observable in human tissue is approximately equal to wavelength of sound,

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