optoacoustic imaging

(redirected from thermoacoustic imaging)

optoacoustic imaging

imaging produced through analysis of heat-induced acoustic waves generated by laser irradiation of tissue.
References in periodicals archive ?
Xin, "Microwave-induced thermoacoustic imaging model for potential breast cancer detection," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol.
Witte, "Spec troscopic thermoacoustic imaging of water and fat composition," Appl.
Ntziachristos, "Near-field thermoacoustic imaging with transmission line pulsers," Med.
Hagness, "Towards contrast-enhanced microwave-induced thermoacoustic imaging of breast cancer: An experimental study of the effects of microbubbles on simple thermoacoustic targets," Phys.
In contrary to the traditional thermoacoustic imaging methods this new modality works based on coupling of a non-radiative energy stored in the vicinity of the antenna element into the imaged object.
To date, two types of matching media have been used for thermoacoustic imaging, i.
Witte, "Spectroscopic thermoacoustic imaging of water and fat composition," Appl.