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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 7, Iss. 5 — Aug. 28, 2000
  • pp: 204–209

Experimental three-dimensional optical image reconstruction of heterogeneous turbid media from continuous-wave data

Huabei Jiang, Yong Xu, and Nicusor Iftimia  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 7, Issue 5, pp. 204-209 (2000)

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This paper demonstrates experimental three-dimensional (3D) image reconstruction of optically heterogeneous turbid media from near-infrared continuous-wave measurements. Successful reconstruction is achieved through a full 3D finite-element based, Newton-type reconstruction algorithm. Our experimental evidence shows that both absorption and scattering images of a 10×15 mm cylindrical object embedded in a 50×50 mm cylindrical background can be reconstructed using our algorithm.

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OCIS Codes
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(110.6960) Imaging systems : Tomography
(170.3010) Medical optics and biotechnology : Image reconstruction techniques
(170.3660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Light propagation in tissues

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Original Manuscript: July 11, 2000
Published: August 28, 2000

Huabei Jiang, Yong Xu, and Nicusor Iftimia, "Experimental three-dimensional optical image reconstruction of heterogeneous turbid media from continuous-wave data," Opt. Express 7, 204-209 (2000)

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