# k-Wave: MATLAB toolbox for the simulation and reconstruction of photoacoustic wave fields.

@article{Treeby2010kWaveMT, title={k-Wave: MATLAB toolbox for the simulation and reconstruction of photoacoustic wave fields.}, author={Bradley E. Treeby and Benjamin T. Cox}, journal={Journal of biomedical optics}, year={2010}, volume={15 2}, pages={ 021314 } }

A new, freely available third party MATLAB toolbox for the simulation and reconstruction of photoacoustic wave fields is described. [] Key Result The simulation functions can additionally be used as a flexible time reversal image reconstruction algorithm for an arbitrarily shaped measurement surface. A one-step image reconstruction algorithm for a planar detector geometry based on the fast Fourier transform (FFT) is also included.

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