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Ultrasound-modulated optical tomography in the reflective and coaxial configuration
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Paper Abstract

Ultrasound-modulated optical tomography affords a very promising noninvasive imaging method for biomedical diagnosis. In this technology ultrasonic beams are focused into a scattering medium to provided accurate localization and simultaneously modulate light inside the medium. The detected ultrasound-tagging photons will bring the information of the characteristics of the medium. Based on the high-sensitivity detection technique, we develop a unique reflective configuration that the ultrasound and light are kept coaxial, which is more convenient and practical than other configurations. A completely absorbing object imbedded in a tissue is imaged using the corresponding experimental setup designed by us which is based on the configuration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 July 2004
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5486, ALT'03 International Conference on Advanced Laser Technologies: Biomedical Optics, (29 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.571395
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Hongbo Fu, South China Normal Univ. (China)
Da Xing, South China Normal Univ. (China)
Yaguang Zeng, South China Normal Univ. (China)
Yi Wang, South China Normal Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5486:
ALT'03 International Conference on Advanced Laser Technologies: Biomedical Optics
Ruikang K. Wang; Jeremy C. Hebden; Alexander V. Priezzhev; Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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