Frequency Domain Optical Tomography Based on the Equation of Radiative Transfer

  title={Frequency Domain Optical Tomography Based on the Equation of Radiative Transfer},
  author={Kui Ren and Guillaume Bal and Andreas H. Hielscher},
  journal={SIAM J. Sci. Comput.},
Optical tomography consists of reconstructing the spatial distribution of absorption and scattering properties of a medium from surface measurements of transmitted light intensities. Mathematically, this problem amounts to parameter identification for the equation of radiative transfer (ERT) with diffusion-type boundary measurements. Because they are posed in the phase-space, radiative transfer equations are quite challenging to solve computationally. Most past works have considered the steady… 

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