Public Software

SPHERE::HIFU

Researchers/Developers

Kohei OkitaKenji Ono

Outline of functionality

This software simulates behavior of focused ultrasound in biological body.

Features

FDTD method is used to compute the sound field in living subject.

System Requirements

・Intel IA32/Intel64/IA64/Intel互換CPUのPC
・IBM PowerPC, BlueGene
・NEC SX
・T2K
・SGI Altix

Relationship with other VCAD software and etc.

This software computes a voxel model generated by V-Xgen and visualizes the simulated data by V-Isio.

Related Papers

Okita, K., et al., Development of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Simulator for Large Scale Computing, International Journal of Numerical Methods in Fluid, Vol. 65, (2011)43-46.