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Mathematical Challenges Arising in Thermoacoustic Tomography with Line Detectors

  title={Mathematical Challenges Arising in Thermoacoustic Tomography with Line Detectors},
  author={Markus Haltmeier and Thomas Fidler},
  journal={arXiv: Analysis of PDEs},
Thermoacoustic computed tomography (thermoacoustic CT) has the potential to become a mayor non-invasive medical imaging method. In this paper we derive a general mathematical framework of a novel measuring setup introduced in [P. Burgholzer, C. Hofer, G. Paltauf, M. Haltmeier, and O. Scherzer, "Thermoacoustic tomography with integrating area and line detectors", IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 52 (2005)], that uses line shaped detectors instead of the… 

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