HEBDEN, JC and KRUGER, RA and WONG, KS (1991) TIME RESOLVED IMAGING THROUGH A HIGHLY SCATTERING MEDIUM. APPL OPTICS , 30 (7) 788 - 794.
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Transmission images through a highly scattering medium have been obtained using picosecond pulses of visible light. The imaging method involves recording and discriminating between the times-of-flight of photons that penetrate the medium and using a fraction of the light with the shortest travel times to construct an image. The technique is being developed as a possible alternative method of screening for breast cancer without using potentially harmful x-rays. One- and two-dimensional images are presented of objects whose optical thicknesses are comparable with those of the human breast at visible wavelengths.
|Title:||TIME RESOLVED IMAGING THROUGH A HIGHLY SCATTERING MEDIUM|
|Keywords:||TIME RESOLVED IMAGING, TIME-OF-FLIGHT, TRANS-ILLUMINATION, BREAST-CANCER|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Medical Physics and Bioengineering|
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