28 April 2004 Half-time-based reflectivity tomography and its application to thermoacoustic tomography
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Thermoacoustic tomography (TAT) is an emerging imaging technique with great potential for a wide range of biomedical imaging applications. In this work, we propose and investigate reconstruction approaches for TAT that are based on the half-time reflectivity tomography paradigm. We demonstrate that half-time reconstruction approaches can produce images in TAT that possess better statistical properties than images produced by use of conventional reconstruction approaches.
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Mark A. Anastasio, Xiaochuan Pan, Jin Zhang, Yu Zou, Minghua Xu, Lihong V. Wang, "Half-time-based reflectivity tomography and its application to thermoacoustic tomography", Proc. SPIE 5373, Medical Imaging 2004: Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing, (28 April 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.536710; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.536710
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