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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 1982
  • pp: 2339–2343

Photoacoustic imaging using a Fourier transform technique

H. Coufal, U. Moller, and S. Schneider  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 21, Issue 13, pp. 2339-2343 (1982)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.21.002339


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Abstract

The principles of Fourier transformation are applied to photoacoustic imaging. Advantages are threefold: reduction of the power density at the sample; improvement of signal to noise ratio due to multiplexing advantage; and increase of spatial resolution by additional measurements with masks corresponding to higher overtones. The compatibility of Fourier with other multiplex transform techniques is discussed.

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History
Original Manuscript: January 27, 1982
Published: July 1, 1982

Citation
H. Coufal, U. Moller, and S. Schneider, "Photoacoustic imaging using a Fourier transform technique," Appl. Opt. 21, 2339-2343 (1982)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-21-13-2339


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