Thermoacoustic (optoacoustic, photoacoustic) tomography is an emerging technology for imaging semitransparent objects, like soft biological tissue. A novel measurement setup using integrating detectors is proposed and demonstrated by reconstructing the cross section of a grape.
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P. Burgholzer, C. Hofer, G. Paltauf, M. Haltmeier, and O. Scherzer, "Thermoacoustic Tomography Using Integrating Detectors," in Novel Optical Instrumentation for Biomedical Applications II, C. Depeursinge, ed., Vol. 5864 of Proc. SPIE (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper SuD3.
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