Wright, S; Schweiger, M; Arridge, SR; (2007) Reconstruction in optical tomography using the P-N approximations. In: MEASUREMENT SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY. (pp. 79 - 86). IOP PUBLISHING LTD
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In this paper, we consider the inverse problem of reconstructing the absorption and scattering coefficients of the radiative transfer equation (RTE) from measurements of photon current transmitted through a scattering medium in the frequency domain. We consider an output least-squares formulation of this problem and derive the appropriate forward operators and their Frechet derivatives. For efficient implementation, we use the second-order form of the RTE and discuss its solution using a finite element method. The P-N approximation is used to expand the radiance in spherical harmonics, which leads to a large sparse matrix system that can be efficiently solved. Examples are shown in the low-scattering case where the diffusion approximation fails.
|Title:||Reconstruction in optical tomography using the P-N approximations|
|Event:||5th International Conference on Inverse Problems in Engineering|
|Dates:||2005-07-11 - 2005-07-15|
|Keywords:||diffuse optical tomography, inverse problem, radiative transfer, P-N approximation, NON-SCATTERING REGIONS, RADIATIVE-TRANSFER, PHOTON MIGRATION, IMAGE-RECONSTRUCTION, DIFFUSION-MODEL, TRANSPORT, EQUATION, MEDICINE, MEDIA, LIGHT|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Computer Science|
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