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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2006
  • pp: 2311–2313

Time-resolved diffusing wave spectroscopy applied to dynamic heterogeneity imaging

M. Cheikh, H. L. Nghiêm, D. Ettori, E. Tinet, S. Avrillier, and J.-M. Tualle  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 15, pp. 2311-2313 (2006)

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We report what is to our knowledge the first observation of a time-resolved diffusing wave spectroscopy (DWS) signal recorded by transillumination through a thick turbid medium: the DWS signal is measured for a fixed photon transit time, which opens the possibility of improving the spatial resolution. This technique could find biomedical applications, especially in mammography.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.6160) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Speckle interferometry
(170.3340) Medical optics and biotechnology : Laser Doppler velocimetry
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Original Manuscript: March 2, 2006
Revised Manuscript: May 19, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: May 22, 2006
Published: July 10, 2006

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M. Cheikh, H. L. Nghiêm, D. Ettori, E. Tinet, S. Avrillier, and J.-M. Tualle, "Time-resolved diffusing wave spectroscopy applied to dynamic heterogeneity imaging," Opt. Lett. 31, 2311-2313 (2006)

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