Inverse problem in optical diffusion tomography. I. Fourier-Laplace inversion formulas
JOSA A, Vol. 18, Issue 6, pp. 1336-1347 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.18.001336
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Abstract
We consider the inverse problem of reconstructing the absorption and diffusion coefficients of an inhomogeneous highly scattering medium probed by diffuse light. Inversion formulas based on the Fourier–Laplace transform are used to establish the existence and uniqueness of solutions to this problem in planar, cylindrical, and spherical geometries.
© 2001 Optical Society of America
OCIS Codes
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3010) Medical optics and biotechnology : Image reconstruction techniques
(170.3660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Light propagation in tissues
(170.6960) Medical optics and biotechnology : Tomography
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Vadim A. Markel and John C. Schotland, "Inverse problem in optical diffusion tomography. I. Fourier-Laplace inversion formulas," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 18, 1336-1347 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-18-6-1336
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