Apparatus and Method for the Manipulation of Objects Using Ultrasound
A method and apparatus for manipulating particles. The apparatus comprising an ultrasound source for providing a variable ultrasound signal within a region of interest, and a controller connected to the ultrasound source such that it provides a control signal to the ultrasound source. The variable ultrasound signal creates a pressure field within the region of interest, the shape and/or position of which can be altered by changing the control signal input to the ultrasound source such that a particle within the region of interest will move in response to changes in the pressure field.
COCHRAN SANDY [GB]; DRINKWATER BRUCE [GB]; HILL MARTYN [GB]; CUMMING DAVID [GB]
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