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Image reconstruction in variable density acoustic tomography
Author(s): Mark A. Anastasio; Daxin Shi; Thomas Deffieux
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Paper Abstract

Acoustic diffraction tomography (DT) is an inversion scheme that can reconstruct the spatially variant acoustic properties of a scattering object. In this work, we develop and investigate a novel reconstruction algorithm for reconstructing separate images of the density and compressibility fluctuations of nonviscoelastic scattering objects. The reconstruction algorithm is derived by identifying and exploiting tomographic symmetries and the rotational invariance of the problem. The proposed reconstruction algorithm is implemented numerically and demonstrated by use of computer-simulation studies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 April 2005
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5750, Medical Imaging 2005: Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing, (12 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.596131
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Mark A. Anastasio, Illinois Institute of Technology (United States)
Daxin Shi, Illinois Institute of Technology (United States)
Thomas Deffieux, Univ. Louis Pasteur Strasbourg (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5750:
Medical Imaging 2005: Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing
William F. Walker; Stanislav Y. Emelianov, Editor(s)

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