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Time-sliced three-dimensionalinverse image reconstruction of objects in highly scattering media
Author(s): M. Xu; S. K. Gayen; Wei Cai; M. E. Zevallos; Melvin Lax; Robert R. Alfano
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Paper Abstract

An inverse image reconstruction approach that makes use of an algorithm based on the diffusion approximation of the radiative transport theory and a sequence of picosecond-duration slices of transmitted two-dimensional (2D) light intensity distribution for fast 3D image reconstruction is presented. The results of simulation and experiment for a cylindrical geometry are presented. Object localization in the lateral dimensions is better than that in the axial direction. The observed difference in axial and lateral resolutions are analyzed by introducing the concept of "longitudinal sensitivity".

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Date Published: 15 July 1999
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 3597, Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue III, (15 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.356802
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M. Xu, CUNY/City College (United States)
S. K. Gayen, CUNY/City College (United States)
Wei Cai, CUNY/City College (United States)
M. E. Zevallos, CUNY/City College (United States)
Melvin Lax, CUNY/City College (United States)
Robert R. Alfano, CUNY/City College (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3597:
Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue III
Britton Chance; Robert R. Alfano; Bruce J. Tromberg, Editor(s)

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