Apparatus and Method for Ultrasound Treatment for Ballast Water Management

Meiyin S Wu (Inventor), Junru Wu (Inventor)

Research output: InnovationPatent

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The invention provides a method of treating a target area with an ultrasound wave pattern, including: providing an ultrasound apparatus having an ultrasound wave generator operatively attached to a plurality of transducers, coupled to an immersible support and configured to emit an ultrasound wave; immersing the apparatus into a water environment; positioning the apparatus proximate to a target area to treat at least one in situ organism; and emitting a pattern of ultrasound waves from the transducers, the pattern of ultrasound waves additive in effect and emitted onto the target area to threat an in situ underwater organism
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number9174189
Filing date21/11/11
StatePublished - 3 Nov 2015


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