Putting Confidence in Ultrasound

Hydrophone Selection Table

  
HM Series
(Membrane)
HGL Series
(Capsule)
HNP Series
(Needle)
HNC Series
(Needle)
HNR Series
(Needle)
HNA Series
(Needle)
HCT Series
(Needle)
Aperture Size(µm)
200/500
85-1000
200-1500
200-1500
500/1000
<400
<1000
Freq. Response(useable range)(MHz)
0.5-45
(±3dB)
0.25-40
(±3dB)
1-20
(±6dB)
1-10
(±6dB)
0.25-10
(±6dB)*
1-10
(±6dB)
0.03-1.2
Nominal Sensitivity**
Medium+
Medium
Medium
High
Medium
Low
Medium
Ruggedness
Low
Medium
Low
Low
High
High
High
Field Disturbance
High
Low
Low
Low
Medium
Low
Low
Typical Applications
Standard Regulatory test(pulse), Reference hydrophone
General Regulatory test(CW + pulse), Working hydrophone
General purpose Medium intensity, confined space
General purpose Low intensity, confined space
Industrial rugged duty applications, lithotriptors
Mapping HIFU acoustic fields
Megasonic and Ultrasonic Cleaning Systems
Data Sheet (PDF)
[504kB]
[511kB]
[739kB]
[390kB]
[692kB]
[303kB]
[1090kB]

 

  
HFO Series
(Fiber Optic)
Aperture Size(µm)
100
Freq. Response(useable range)(MHz)
0.0001-100
(±3dB)
Nominal Sensitivity**
Low
Ruggedness
High
Field Disturbance
High
Typical Applications
High pressure, HIFU
Data Sheet (PDF)
[673kB]

 

* With a notch at 2 MHz
**For comparable aperture and frequency


Preamplifier Selection Table

 
AH-1100

AH-2010

(Submersible)
AH-2020

(Submersible)
AG-2010

(Submersible)
AG-2020

(Submersible)
Gain
20dB
20dB
Switched 0/20dB
20dB
Switched 0/20dB
Frequency Range
5kHz - 25MHz
50kHz - 25MHz or
50kHz - 100MHz
50kHz - 25MHz or
50kHz - 100MHz
50kHz - 60 MHz

(Couple with HGL-0085/0200)
50kHz - 60 MHz

(Couple with HGL-0085/0200)
Applications
Low Freq.
High Freq.
High Freq.
Dual Gain
High Freq.
High Freq.
Dual Gain

Data Sheet (PDF)

[458kB]
[512kB]
[656kB]
[130kB]
[101kB]

Hydrophone Calibrations [567kB]

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