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Characterization of photoacoustic signal using wavelet analysis
Author(s): Zhifang Li; Hui Li; Wenming Xie
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we present the continuous wavelet analysis for extract the information of photoacoutical signal sampled with a focoused transducer. The results demonstrate that wavelet transform of photoacoustic signals with 1 time averaging could reconstruct the localization and the size of absorbers, and it greatly reduced the data acquisition time. In addition, the results indicate that the localization and the size of absorbers could be recovered as the value of signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is in the range from 0.3 to1.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 November 2010
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 7845, Optics in Health Care and Biomedical Optics IV, 78450I (8 November 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.868613
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Zhifang Li, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Hui Li, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Wenming Xie, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7845:
Optics in Health Care and Biomedical Optics IV
Qingming Luo; Ying Gu; Xingde Li, Editor(s)

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