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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 21 — Jul. 20, 2008
  • pp: 3751–3759

Numerical investigation of hyperspectral tomography for simultaneous temperature and concentration imaging

Lin Ma and Weiwei Cai  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 21, pp. 3751-3759 (2008)

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We investigate the simultaneous tomographic reconstruction of temperature and species concentration using hyperspectral absorption spectroscopy. Previous work on absorption tomography has relied on a small number of wavelengths, resulting in the requirement of a large number of projections and limited measurement capability. Here we develop a tomographic inversion method to exploit the increased spectral information content enabled by recent advancement in laser technologies. The simulation results clearly demonstrate that the use of hyperspectral absorption data significantly reduces the number of projections, enables simultaneous mapping of temperature and species concentration, and provides more stable reconstruction compared with traditional absorption tomographic techniques.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6950) Image processing : Tomographic image processing
(280.1740) Remote sensing and sensors : Combustion diagnostics
(280.3420) Remote sensing and sensors : Laser sensors
(300.1030) Spectroscopy : Absorption

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: November 13, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 10, 2008
Published: July 11, 2008

Lin Ma and Weiwei Cai, "Numerical investigation of hyperspectral tomography for simultaneous temperature and concentration imaging," Appl. Opt. 47, 3751-3759 (2008)

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