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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 6 — Mar. 20, 2006
  • pp: 2123–2129

Three-dimensional imaging with a terahertz quantum cascade laser

K. Lien Nguyen, Michael L. Johns, Lynn F. Gladden, Christopher H. Worrall, Paul Alexander, Harvey E. Beere, Michael Pepper, David A. Ritchie, Jesse Alton, Stefano Barbieri, and Edmund H. Linfield  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 6, pp. 2123-2129 (2006)

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Results are presented for the first imaging system that combines the high power of terahertz quantum cascade lasers with three-dimensional image reconstruction based on filtered back-projection. Images of various phantoms have been successfully reconstructed revealing both their external and internal structures.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(110.6960) Imaging systems : Tomography

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: November 30, 2005
Revised Manuscript: March 6, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: March 11, 2006
Published: March 20, 2006

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Vol. 1, Iss. 4 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

K. Lien Nguyen, Michael L. Johns, Lynn Gladden, Christopher H. Worrall, Paul Alexander, Harvey E. Beere, Michael Pepper, David A. Ritchie, Jesse Alton, Stefano Barbieri, and Edmund H. Linfield, "Three-dimensional imaging with a terahertz quantum cascade laser," Opt. Express 14, 2123-2129 (2006)

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