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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1997
  • pp: 1151–1158

Acousto-optic tomography with multiply scattered light

M. Kempe, M. Larionov, D. Zaslavsky, and A. Z. Genack  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 14, Issue 5, pp. 1151-1158 (1997)

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We have investigated the modulation of the optical field transmitted through a colloid of polystyrene spheres by a narrow quasi-cw ultrasound beam. Measurements of the scale dependence of the heterodyne modulation signal at the acoustic frequency are obtained for samples that are up to 140 scattering lengths thick. A calculation of the modulation signal predicts the possibility of tomographic imaging, which is confirmed experimentally.

© 1997 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 26, 1996
Revised Manuscript: September 19, 1996
Manuscript Accepted: October 9, 1996
Published: May 1, 1997

M. Kempe, M. Larionov, D. Zaslavsky, and A. Z. Genack, "Acousto-optic tomography with multiply scattered light," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 14, 1151-1158 (1997)

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