DICOM PS3.17 2024a - Explanatory Information

AAAAA.3.4 Photoacoustic Attribute Example Values

This section provides encoding examples of Photoacoustic attributes for the Photoacoustic Transducer Module and Photoacoustic Reconstruction Module. For brevity, these attributes were omitted from the encoding examples in Section AAAAA.3.1, Section AAAAA.3.2 and Section AAAAA.3.3.

Table AAAAA.3.4-1. Photoacoustic Attribute Example

Attribute

Tag

Value

Comments

...

Illumination Type Code Sequence

(0022,0016)

>Code Value

(0008,0100)

130810

>Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

DCM

>Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

Dual side-illumination

...

Acoustic Coupling Medium Code Sequence

(0018,982A)

>Code Value

(0008,0100)

11713004

>Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

SCT

>Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

Water (substance)

...

Acoustic Coupling Medium Temperature

(0018,982B)

30

degrees Celsius

...

Transducer Geometry Code Sequence

(0018,980D)

>Code Value

(0008,0100)

125253

>Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

DCM

>Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

Curved linear ultrasound transducer geometry

...

Transducer Response Sequence

(0018,982C)

>Center Frequency

(0018,982D)

1

MHz

>Fractional Bandwidth

(0018,982E)

Empty

>Lower Cutoff Frequency

(0018,982F)

Empty

>Upper Cutoff Frequency

(0018,9830)

Empty

...

Transducer Technology Sequence

(0018,9831)

>Code Value

(0008,0100)

130816

>Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

DCM

>Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

MEMS-based Transducer

...

Sound Speed Correction Mechanism Code Sequence

(0018,9832)

>Code Value

(0008,0100)

130819

>Coding Scheme Designator

(0008,0102)

DCM

>Code Meaning

(0008,0104)

Dual Speed of Sound Correction

>Object Sound Speed

(0018,9833)

1480

m/s

>Acoustic Coupling Medium Sound Speed

(0018,9834)

1500

m/s

...


DICOM PS3.17 2024a - Explanatory Information