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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 3 — Aug. 3, 1998
  • pp: 118–123

Diffuse optical reflection tomography with continuous-wave illumination

X. Cheng and D. A. Boas  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 3, Issue 3, pp. 118-123 (1998)

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Diffuse optical reflection tomography is used to reconstruct absorption images from continuous-wave measurements of diffuse light re-emitted from a “semi-infinite” medium. The imaging algorithm is simple and fast and permits psuedo-3D images to be reconstructed from measurements made with a single source of light. Truly quantitative three-dimensional images will require modifications to the algorithm, such as incorporating measurements from multiple sources.

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(170.6960) Medical optics and biotechnology : Tomography
(170.7050) Medical optics and biotechnology : Turbid media

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Original Manuscript: June 11, 1998
Revised Manuscript: June 10, 1998
Published: August 3, 1998

Xuefeng Cheng and David Boas, "Diffuse optical reflection tomography using continuous wave illumination," Opt. Express 3, 118-123 (1998)

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