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A large-scale study of the ultrawideband microwave dielectric properties of normal, benign and malignant breast tissues obtained from cancer surgeries.
The development of microwave breast cancer detection and treatment techniques has been driven by reports of substantial contrast in the dielectric properties of malignant and normal breast tissues.Expand
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A large-scale study of the ultrawideband microwave dielectric properties of normal breast tissue obtained from reduction surgeries.
The efficacy of emerging microwave breast cancer detection and treatment techniques will depend, in part, on the dielectric properties of normal breast tissue. However, knowledge of these propertiesExpand
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Tissue-mimicking phantom materials for narrowband and ultrawideband microwave applications.
We propose and characterize oil-in-gelatin dispersions that approximate the dispersive dielectric properties of a variety of human soft tissues over the microwave frequency range from 500 MHz to 20Expand
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Development of Anatomically Realistic Numerical Breast Phantoms With Accurate Dielectric Properties for Modeling Microwave Interactions With the Human Breast
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A collection of anatomically realistic 3-D numerical breast phantoms of varying shape, size, and radiographic density which can readily be used in finite-difference time-domain computational electromagnetics models of microwave interactions with the human breast. Expand
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Highly Accurate Debye Models for Normal and Malignant Breast Tissue Dielectric Properties at Microwave Frequencies
The finite difference time domain (FDTD) method is widely used as a computational tool for development, validation, and optimization of emerging microwave breast cancer detection and treatmentExpand
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Ultrawideband temperature-dependent dielectric properties of animal liver tissue in the microwave frequency range.
The development of ultrawideband (UWB) microwave diagnostic and therapeutic technologies, such as UWB microwave breast cancer detection and hyperthermia treatment, is facilitated by accurateExpand
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Dielectric properties of human normal, malignant and cirrhotic liver tissue: in vivo and ex vivo measurements from 0.5 to 20 GHz using a precision open-ended coaxial probe.
Hepatic malignancies have historically been treated with surgical resection. Due to the shortcomings of this technique, there is interest in other, less invasive, treatment modalities, such asExpand
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Precision open-ended coaxial probes for in vivo and ex vivo dielectric spectroscopy of biological tissues at microwave frequencies
Hermetic stainless-steel open-ended coaxial probes have been designed for precision dielectric spectroscopy of biological tissue, such as breast tissue, over the 0.5-20-GHz frequency range. RobustExpand
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The dielectric properties of normal and malignant breast tissue at microwave frequencies: analysis, conclusions, and implications from the wisconsin/calgary study
The clinical efficacy of emerging microwave breast cancer detection and hyperthermia treatment techniques (see [X. Li et al., 2005], [M. Converse et al., 2004] and references therein) depend on theExpand
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Functional optical coherence tomography for detecting neural activity through scattering changes.
We have demonstrated functional optical coherence tomography (fOCT) for neural imaging by detecting scattering changes during the propagation of action potentials through neural tissue. OCT images ofExpand
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