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Table 3 The acoustic tissue properties used in this study where c is the speed of sound and a is the material attenuation coefficient [25, 61]

From: Full-wave acoustic and thermal modeling of transcranial ultrasound propagation and investigation of skull-induced aberration correction techniques: a feasibility study

Tissue type c [m s −1] a/f [Np m −1 MHz −1]
Air 343 0.04
Blood 1575 1.7
Bone 3183 164
Brain 1565 8.6
Eye (lens) 1647 9
Eye (aqueous humor) 1537 6
Eye (vitreous humor) 1532 5
Fat 1478 7
Muscle 1581 11
Skin 1720 19.7
Tendon 1750 43
Water 1482.3 0.025