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1. (WO2018102446) SINGLE-IMPULSE PANORAMIC PHOTOACOUSTIC COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (SIP-PACT)

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/102446    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/063764
Publication Date: Fri Jun 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Nov 30 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G01N 29/06
A61B 8/13
Applicants: WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
Inventors: WANG, Lihong
LI, Lei
ZHU, Liren
MA, Cheng
Title: SINGLE-IMPULSE PANORAMIC PHOTOACOUSTIC COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (SIP-PACT)
Abstract:
A single-impulse panoramic photoacoustic computed tomography (SIP-PACT) system for small-animal whole-body imaging is disclosed. In addition, a dual-speed of sound image universal back-projection reconstruction method is disclosed. Further, a PACT system for imaging a breast of a subject is disclosed.