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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1539–1541

Acousto-optic-assisted diffuse optical tomography

Aliaksandr Bratchenia, Robert Molenaar, Ton G. van Leeuwen, and Rob P.H. Kooyman  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 9, pp. 1539-1541 (2011)

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We introduce and experimentally demonstrate acousto-optic-assisted diffuse optical tomography (DOT) using a holography-based acousto-optic setup. The method is based on probing a scattering medium with a localized acoustical modulation of the phase of the scattered light. The optical properties of the scattering medium are recovered with ultrasound-limited resolution by applying DOT reconstruction methods on a set of the measured intensities of light, modulated at different locations throughout the medium.

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OCIS Codes
(110.6960) Imaging systems : Tomography
(170.6510) Medical optics and biotechnology : Spectroscopy, tissue diagnostics
(170.6960) Medical optics and biotechnology : Tomography
(170.1065) Medical optics and biotechnology : Acousto-optics

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Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Original Manuscript: December 20, 2010
Revised Manuscript: March 23, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 26, 2011
Published: April 20, 2011

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Aliaksandr Bratchenia, Robert Molenaar, Ton G. van Leeuwen, and Rob P.H. Kooyman, "Acousto-optic-assisted diffuse optical tomography," Opt. Lett. 36, 1539-1541 (2011)

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