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Compensation of shear waves in photoacoustic tomography with layered acoustic media
Author(s): Robert W. Schoonover; Mark A. Anastasio
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Paper Abstract

An image reconstruction formula is presented for photoacoustic computed tomography (PCT) that is valid for a layered medium in which some of the layers may be solids and detection is performed on a planar measurement surface. It is assumed that the optical absorber is embedded in a single fluid layer and any elastic solid layers present are separated by one or more fluid layers. Computer-simulation studies are used to validate the proposed reconstruction formula.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 February 2012
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8223, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2012, 82232P (23 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.907391
Show Author Affiliations
Robert W. Schoonover, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (United States)
Mark A. Anastasio, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8223:
Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2012
Alexander A. Oraevsky; Lihong V. Wang, Editor(s)

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