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Linear-array based full-view high-resolution photoacoustic computed tomography of whole mouse brain functions in vivo
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Paper Abstract

Photoacoustic computed tomography (PACT) is a non-invasive imaging technique offering high contrast, high resolution, and deep penetration in biological tissues. We report a photoacoustic computed tomography (PACT) system equipped with a high frequency linear array for anatomical and functional imaging of the mouse whole brain. The linear array was rotationally scanned in the coronal plane to achieve the full-view coverage. We investigated spontaneous neural activities in the deep brain by monitoring the hemodynamics and observed strong interhemispherical correlations between contralateral regions, both in the cortical layer and in the deep regions.

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Date Published: 19 February 2018
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10494, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2018, 104941H (19 February 2018);
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Lei Li, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Pengfei Zhang, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (United States)
Lihong V. Wang, California Institute of Technology (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10494:
Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2018
Alexander A. Oraevsky; Lihong V. Wang, Editor(s)

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