Based on the diffusion equation, a parallel FEM system is proposed, describing photon propagation and fluorescence emission using appropriate boundary conditions. Iterative reconstruction methods will benefit from the speed-up due to parallelized forward model execution.
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3010) Medical optics and biotechnology : Image reconstruction techniques
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.2510) Physical optics : Fluorescence
R. B. Schulz, W. Bangerth, J. Peter, and W. Semmler, "Independent modeling of fluorescence excitation and emission with the finite element method," in Biomedical Topical Meeting, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper ThF24.
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