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Setup for simultaneous imaging of optical and acoustic contrasts in biological tissues
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Paper Abstract

Acousto-optic imaging consists in tagging multi-scattered photon paths with a focused ultrasonic beam. This technique should give optical information on hidden structures in several centimeter thick scattering media, with a millimetric resolution. We have coupled our previous acousto-optic imaging setup with a suitably designed echograph. Thanks to a single 3 MHz multi-ring emitter, working either in pulsed or c.w. mode, we can get acoustic as well as acousto-optic responses of structures in biological tissues.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 June 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4256, Biomedical Optoacoustics II, (15 June 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.429308
Show Author Affiliations
Juliette Selb, Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielle (France)
Sandrine Leveque-Fort, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (United Kingdom)
Lionel Pottier, Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie industrielle (France)
Albert Claude Boccara, Ecole Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielle (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4256:
Biomedical Optoacoustics II
Alexander A. Oraevsky, Editor(s)

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