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Author Kalva, Sandeep K., author

Title Photoacoustic tomography with high-energy pulsed laser diodes / by Sandeep K. Kalva and Manojit Pramanik
Published Bellingham, Washington (1000 20th St. Bellingham WA 98225-6705 USA) : SPIE, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 60 pages)
Series SPIE. Spotlight ; SL56
SPIE Digital Library
SPIE spotlight ; SL56
Contents Preface -- List of abbreviations -- 1. Introduction: 1.1. Introduction to photoacoustic imaging; 1.2. Basics of the photoacoustic effect; 1.3. Photoacoustic signal detection; 1.4. Various photoacoustic imaging configurations; 1.5. Spatial resolution, imaging depth, imaging speed, and contrast; 1.6. Light sources used in photoacoustic imaging; 1.7. Photoacoustic image formation -- 2. Photoacoustic computed tomography imaging system: 2.1. Instrumentation; 2.2. Commercialization of PAT; 2.3. Challenges faced by PAT imaging systems -- 3. Pulsed laser diodes for photoacoustic imaging: 3.1. Single-element ultrasound transducer-based PLD-PAT systems; 3.2. Clinical linear array transducer-based PLD-PAT system; 3.3. Handheld PLD-PAT systems; 3.4. Use of PLDs in photoacoustic microscopy imaging; 3.5. Pulse duration, signal-to-noise ratio, and safety concerns using PLDs -- 4. Discussion and conclusion -- References
Summary This Spotlight discusses photoacoustic imaging (PAI) techniques and highlights the importance of pulsed laser diodes (PLDs). The text introduces the basic principle, signal detection, and various implementations. Computed tomography systems and their instrumentation are also addressed. Other topics include alternative laser sources, high-pulse repetition rate, pulse duration, signal-to-noise ratio, and safety
Notes Title from PDF title page (SPIE eBooks Website, viewed 2020-06-03)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Tomography.
Acoustic imaging.
Acoustooptical devices.
Pulse techniques (Electronics)
Acoustic imaging
Acoustooptical devices
Pulse techniques (Electronics)
Form Electronic book
Author Pramanik, Manojit, author
Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers, publisher.
ISBN 1510636625