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Sonoluminescent tomography

Wang, Lihong V. and Shen, Qimin (1998) Sonoluminescent tomography. In: Biomedical Engineering Towards the Year 2000 and Beyond. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 888-890. ISBN 0780351649.

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A novel optical imaging technique called sonoluminescent tomography (SLT) was developed for cross-sectional imaging of strongly scattering media noninvasively. Sonoluminescence, which was generated internally in the medium by continuous-wave ultrasound, was used to produce a two-dimensional image of an object embedded in a scattering medium by raster scanning the medium. The image had a high contrast and good spatial resolution. The spatial resolution was limited by the focal spot size of the ultrasound and can be improved by tightening the focus. This inexpensive imaging technique has potential applications in medicine and other fields related to scattering media.

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Additional Information:© 1988 IEEE. Thanks to X. Zhao for her experimental assistance in electronics. This project was sponsored by the National Institutes of Health grants R29 CA68562 and R01 CA71980 and a Whitaker grant.
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NIHR29 CA68562
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Subject Keywords:sonoluminescence, ultrasound, optical imaging, optical tomography, turbid media
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Official Citation:L. V. Wang and Qimin Shen, "Sonoluminescent tomography," Proceedings of the 20th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Vol.20 Biomedical Engineering Towards the Year 2000 and Beyond (Cat. No.98CH36286), Hong Kong, China, 1998, pp. 888-890 vol.2. doi: 10.1109/IEMBS.1998.745581
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