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Biomedical Optics Express

  • Editor: Joseph A. Izatt
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2813–2827

A low memory cost model based reconstruction algorithm exploiting translational symmetry for photoacoustic microscopy

Juan Aguirre, Alexia Giannoula, Taisuke Minagawa, Lutz Funk, Pau Turon, and Turgut Durduran  »View Author Affiliations

Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4, Issue 12, pp. 2813-2827 (2013)

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A model based reconstruction algorithm that exploits translational symmetries for photoacoustic microscopy to drastically reduce the memory cost is presented. The memory size needed to store the model matrix is independent of the number of acquisitions at different positions. This helps us to overcome one of the main limitations of previous algorithms. Furthermore, using the algebraic reconstruction technique and building the model matrix “on the fly”, we have obtained fast reconstructions of simulated and experimental data on both two- and three-dimensional grids using a traditional dark field photoacoustic microscope and a standard personal computer.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(110.5120) Imaging systems : Photoacoustic imaging

ToC Category:
Image Reconstruction and Inverse Problems

Original Manuscript: August 13, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 27, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: November 1, 2013
Published: November 12, 2013

Juan Aguirre, Alexia Giannoula, Taisuke Minagawa, Lutz Funk, Pau Turon, and Turgut Durduran, "A low memory cost model based reconstruction algorithm exploiting translational symmetry for photoacoustic microscopy," Biomed. Opt. Express 4, 2813-2827 (2013)

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