Ultrasounds for Biological Applications and Materials Science


The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), is the largest public research organization in Spain with more than 15.000 workers and 3.000 research scientists. 


About Us

We are a research group within the Sensors and Ultrasonics Systems Department of the Institute for Information Security (CSIC). Our main research field is related with the use of ultrasound … Continue reading


Our last paper describing the use air-coupled ultrasound to test facemasks is already available on-line

The paper is accepted in “Ultrasonics” and pre-proof available on-line since 19th August 2021 Using two different approaches based on air-coupled ultrasound in the frequency range 0.15–1.6 MHz with equivalent … Continue reading

August 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Our last Patent: Ultrasonic fast and non destructive test for face masks and their layer components.

On July 20th, 2021 we presented our last patent about a novel, fast and non destructive test for face masks based on our air-coupled ultrasonic technology. It is shown that … Continue reading

July 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

Our last paper in Applied Sciences: Ferroelectret Ultrasonic transducers for pulse-echo water immersion

8 Dec 2020 Appl. Sci. 2020, 10(24), 8771; https://doi.org/10.3390/app10248771 In collaboration with Prof. L. Svilainis from Kaunas University of Technology, proposes the possibility of using ferroelectret ultrasonic transducers for wide band response and … Continue reading

January 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Looking for Postdocs interested in joining our group through the Talent Attraction Program of Community of Madrid

Grants aimed at attracting research talent to the Community of Madrid in R&D centers. Two types of postdoc contracts offered Application deadline: January 12 – February 11 Interested: contact Tomas … Continue reading

January 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Our last paper in UFFC-IEEE reveals the hidden sandwich mesostructure of ferroelectret films

Interpretation of the thickness resonances in ferroelectret films based on a layered sandwich mesostructure and a cellular microstructure. Ultrasound, Ferroelectrics and Freq. Control Transactions DOI: 10.1109/TUFFC.2020.3025358 Abstract: Transmission coefficient spectra of … Continue reading

December 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Our last paper in NDT & E International is just available!

Entitled: High frequency focused imaging for ultrasonic probe integrity inspection, is the result of a collaboration with the group of Prof. Linas Svilainis from Technical University of Kaunas. Journal pre-proof … Continue reading

September 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

Our last paper: “Machine Learning‐Based Optoacoustic Tissue Classification Method for Laser Osteotomes Using an Air‐Coupled Transducer” in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine Journal.

In collaboration with colleagues from: Biomedical Laser and Optics Group, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Basel, Gewerbestrasse 14, Allschwil, 4123 Switzerland Brain Ischemia and Regeneration, Department of Biomedicine, University … Continue reading

August 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

We are hiring! Junior Python developer

To join our group for the ULTRACOV project. We are lookig for a candidate with a passion for science and technology and the desire to contribute to the society through … Continue reading

July 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

Our last paper in Scientific Reports: Magnetization process of a ferromagnetic nanostrip under the influence of a surface acoustic wave.

In collaboration with David Castilla, Rocío Yanes, Miguel Sinusía, Gonzalo Fuentes, Javier Grandal, Marco Maicas, Manuel Muñoz, Luis Torres, Luis López & José L. Prieto, from: Instituto de Sistemas Optoelectrónicos … Continue reading

July 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

We are hiring! Postdoc position within the ULTRACOV project

We are looking for a postdoc to join our group to work in the ULTRACOV project. Ideal candidate must have experience in ultrasound, either NDT or medical: signal processing and … Continue reading

July 20, 2020 · Leave a comment
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