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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2012
  • pp: 4606–4608

Simultaneous photoacoustic and optically mediated ultrasound microscopy: phantom study

Pavel Subochev, Alexey Katichev, Andrey Morozov, Anna Orlova, Vladislav Kamensky, and Ilya Turchin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 22, pp. 4606-4608 (2012)

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An experimental setup for combined photoacoustic (PA) and optically mediated ultrasound (US) microscopy is presented. A spherically focused 35 MHz polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) ultrasonic detector with a numerical aperture of 0.28, a focal distance of 9 mm, and a bandwidth (6dB level) of 24 MHz was used to obtain PA and US data with a 3 mm imaging depth. A fiber-optic system was employed to deliver laser excitation pulses from a tunable laser to the studied medium. A single optical pulse was used to form both PA and US A-scans. The probing US pulses were generated thermoelastically due to absorption of backscattered laser radiation by the metalized surface of a PVDF film.

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OCIS Codes
(170.5120) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photoacoustic imaging
(170.7180) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ultrasound diagnostics

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Original Manuscript: July 19, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 10, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 18, 2012
Published: November 6, 2012

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Pavel Subochev, Alexey Katichev, Andrey Morozov, Anna Orlova, Vladislav Kamensky, and Ilya Turchin, "Simultaneous photoacoustic and optically mediated ultrasound microscopy: phantom study," Opt. Lett. 37, 4606-4608 (2012)

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