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Application of time reversal to thermoacoustic tomography
Author(s): Yuan Xu; Lihong V. Wang
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Paper Abstract

Reconstruction for thermoacoustic tomography in an arbitrary detection geometry is proposed by time-reversing the measured field back to the time when the thermoacoustic sources are excited. Time reversal of the field can be implemented efficiently by applying the delay-and-sum algorithm. The theoretical conclusions are supported by a numerical simulation of three-dimensional thermoacoustic tomography.

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Date Published: 12 July 2004
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5320, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing, (12 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.532395
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Yuan Xu, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Lihong V. Wang, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5320:
Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing
Alexander A. Oraevsky; Lihong V. Wang, Editor(s)

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