1st Edition

Photoacoustic Imaging and Spectroscopy

Edited By Lihong Wang Copyright 2009
    536 Pages 328 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Photoacoustics promises to revolutionize medical imaging and may well make as dramatic a contribution to modern medicine as the discovery of the x-ray itself once did. Combining electromagnetic and ultrasonic waves synergistically, photoacoustics can provide deep speckle-free imaging with high electromagnetic contrast at high ultrasonic resolution and without any health risk. While photoacoustic imaging is probably the fastest growing biomedical imaging technology, this book is the first comprehensive volume in this emerging field covering both the physics and the remarkable noninvasive applications that are changing diagnostic medicine.

    Bringing together the leading pioneers in this field to write about their own work, Photoacoustic Imaging and Spectroscopy is the first to provide a full account of the latest research and developing applications in the area of biomedical photoacoustics.

    Photoacoustics can provide functional sensing of physiological parameters such as the oxygen saturation of hemoglobin. It can also provide high-contrast functional imaging of angiogenesis and hypermetabolism in tumors in vivo.  Discussing these remarkable noninvasive applications and so much more, this reference is essential reading for all researchers in medical imaging and those clinicians working at the cutting-edge of modern biotechnology to develop diagnostic techniques that can save many lives and just as importantly do no harm.

    Photoacoustic Monopole Radiation: Waves from Objects with Symmetry in One, Two, and Three Dimensions, Gerald. J. Diebold
    Photoacoustic Doppler Effect and Flow Sensing, Hui Fang and Lihong V. Wang
    Modeling Photoacoustic Propagation in Tissue Using k-Space Techniques, Ben Cox and Paul C. Beard

    Photoacoustic Image Reconstruction: Algorithm, Resolution, and View
    Universal Back-Projection Algorithm for Photoacoustic Tomography, Minghua Xu and Lihong V. Wang
    Analysis of Spatial Resolution in Photoacoustic Tomography, Minghua Xu and Lihong V. Wang
    Limited View Thermoacoustic Tomography, Yuan Xu, Lihong V. Wang, Gaik Ambartsoumian, and Peter Kuchment

    Photoacoustic Image Reconstruction: Mathematical Perspectives
    Recovering a Function from Its Spherical Mean Values in Two and Three Dimensions, David Finch and Rakesh
    On Reconstruction Formulas and Algorithms for the Thermoacoustic Tomography, Mark Agranovsky, Peter Kuchment, and Leonid Kunyansky
    Photoacoustic and Thermoacoustic Tomography: Consistency Conditions and the Partial Scan Problem, Sarah K. Patch

    Photoacoustic I Part mage Reconstruction: Advanced Algorithms
    Time Reversal in Photoacoustic or Thermoacoustic Tomography, Yuan Xu and Lihong V. Wang
    Quantitative Photoacoustic Imaging: Measurement of Absolute Chromophore Concentrations for Physiological and Molecular Imaging, Paul C. Beard, Jan G. Laufer, Ben Cox, and Simon R. Arridge
    Image Reconstruction in Optoacoustic Tomography Accounting for Frequency-Dependent Attenuation, Patrick La Riviere, Jin Zhang, and Mark A. Anastasio
    Half-Time Image Reconstruction in Photoacoustic Tomography, Mark A. Anastasio, Jin Zhang, Xiaochuan Pan, and Lihong V. Wang
    Adaptive and Robust Methods for Thermoacoustic and Photoacoustic Tomography, Bin Guo and Jian Li

    Ultrasonic Detectors for Photoacoustic Tomography
    Photoacoustic Imaging with a Double-Ring Sensor, Roy G.M. Kolkman, Ton G. van Leeuwen, and Wiendelt Steenbergen
    Photoacoustic Tomography Based on Ring-Shaped Virtual Point Ultrasonic Detector, Xinmai Yang and Lihong V. Wang
    3D Photoacoustic Scanner Based on an Optical Ultrasound-Mapping System for Imaging Superficial Vascular Anatomy In Vivo, Paul C. Beard, Edward Z. Zhang, and Jan G. Laufer
    High-Frequency Optoacoustic Transducers for Ultrasonic and Photoacoustic Imaging, Shai Ashkenazi, Yang Hou, Sheng-Wen Huang, Takashi Buma, and Matt O’Donnell
    Interferometry-Based Optoacoustic Tomography, Hagyong Kihm, Stefan A. Carp, and Vasan Venugopalan
    Photoacoustic Tomography with Integrating Area and Line Detectors, Gunther Paltauf, Robert Nuster, Markus Haltmeier, and Peter Burgholzer

    Focused Scanning Photoacoustic Part Tomography with Laser Excitation
    Dark-Field Confocal Photoacoustic Microscopy, Hao F. Zhang, Konstantin Maslov, and Lihong V. Wang
    Deep-Penetrating Reflection-Mode Photoacoustic Imaging, Kwang Hyun Song and Lihong V. Wang

    Array-Based Photoacoustic Tomography with Laser Excitation
    Combined Ultrasound and Photoacoustic System for Real-Time High-Contrast Imaging Using a Linear Array Transducer, Michael Jaeger and Martin Frenz
    Fast Photoacoustic Imaging System Based on 320-Element Linear Transducer Array, Da Xing
    Design and Characterization of an Array-Based Photoacoustic Tomographic System for Small Animal Imaging, John Gamelin, Andres Aguirre, Anastasios Maurudis, Fei Huang, Diego Castillo, Lihong V. Wang, and Quing Zhu

    T hermoacoustic Tomography with Microwave Excitation
    Thermoacoustic Computed Tomography of the Breast, Robert A. Kruger
    Microwave-Induced Acoustic (Thermoacoustic) Tomography, Lihong V. Wang

    Functional and Molecular Photoacoustic Tomography
    Functional and Molecular Photoacoustic Tomography of Small-Animal Brains, Xueding Wang and Lihong V. Wang
    Photoacoustic Imaging of Gene Expression in Small Animals In Vivo, Roger J. Zemp, Li Li, and Lihong V. Wang

    Photoacoustic Tomography w Part ith Nanoparticles
    Gold and Silver Nanoparticles as Contrast Agents for Optoacoustic Tomography, Alexander A. Oraevsky
    Photoacoustic Flow Measurements with Gold Nanoparticles, Pai-Chi Li, Chen-Wei Wei, Sheng-Wen Huang, Chao-Kang Liao, and Churng-Ren Wang
    Photoacoustic Imaging and Therapy Utilizing Molecular Specific Plasmonic Nanoparticles, Stanislav Emelianov, Srivalleesha Mallidi, Timothy Larson, and Konstantin Sokolov

    Photoacoustic Tomography of Breasts, Joints, and Vessels
    Optoacoustic Tomography of the Breast, Alexander A. Oraevsky
    Photoacoustic Mammography with a Flat Detection Geometry, Srirang Manohar, Ton G. van Leeuwen, Joost M. Klaase, Frank M. van den Engh, and Wiendelt Steenbergen
    Photoacoustic Tomography: A New Imaging Technology for Inflammatory Arthritis, Xueding Wang, David L. Chamberland, Paul L. Carson, and J. Brian Fowlkes
    Intravascular Photoacoustic Imaging of Atherosclerosis, Shriram Sethuraman, Bo Wang, Richard Smalling, and Stanislav Emelianov
    Photoacoustic Depth Determination and Imaging of Port Wine Stain Birthmarks, John A. Viator, Roy G.M. Kolkman, and Wiendelt Steenbergen

    Multimodal Imaging
    Thermoacoustic Reconstruction in Acoustically Heterogeneous Media with the Aid of Ultrasound Tomography, Xing Jin and Lihong V. Wang
    Role of Photoacoustic and Ultrasound Imaging in Photothermal Therapy, Jignesh Shah, Suhyun Park, Salavat Aglyamov, and Stanislav Emelianov


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