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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2001
  • pp: 2767–2777

Inverse scattering with diffusing waves

John C. Schotland and Vadim A. Markel  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 18, Issue 11, pp. 2767-2777 (2001)

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We consider the problem of imaging the optical properties of a highly scattering medium probed by diffuse light. An analytic solution to this problem is derived from the singular value decomposition of the forward-scattering operator, which leads to explicit inversion formulas for the inverse scattering problem with diffusing waves. Computer simulations are used to illustrate these results in model systems.

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(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering

Original Manuscript: June 22, 2000
Revised Manuscript: April 13, 2001
Manuscript Accepted: April 26, 2001
Published: November 1, 2001

John C. Schotland and Vadim A. Markel, "Inverse scattering with diffusing waves," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 18, 2767-2777 (2001)

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