Abstract

Reflection-type terahertz tomography is obtained using time-domain spectroscopy. Due to different velocities of the terahertz ray in free space and inside a sample, the tomographic transverse plane is not obtained by a simple reconstruction using time index. A pre-processing method is proposed to compensate for the different velocities of the terahertz ray for tomographic reconstruction. Maximum intensity projection, averaging, and short-time Fourier transform are proposed as post-processing methods along the depth direction for the terahertz tomography. Log-scale display is also suggested for a better visualization. Some experimental results with the pre- and post-processing are demonstrated.

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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M. M. Nazarov, A. P. Shkurinov, E. A. Kuleshov, and V. V. Tuchin, “Terahertz time-domain spectroscopy of biological tissues,” Quantum Electron.38(7), 647–654 (2008).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Infrared, Millimeter, Terahertz Waves (1)

B.-M. Hwang, S. H. Lee, W.-T. Lim, C. B. Ahn, J.-H. Son, and H. Park, “A fast spatial-domain terahertz imaging using block-based compressed sensing,” J. Infrared, Millimeter, Terahertz Waves32(11), 1328–1336 (2011).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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Opt. Lett. (3)

Quantum Electron. (1)

M. M. Nazarov, A. P. Shkurinov, E. A. Kuleshov, and V. V. Tuchin, “Terahertz time-domain spectroscopy of biological tissues,” Quantum Electron.38(7), 647–654 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Radiology (1)

A. J. Fitzgerald, V. P. Wallace, M. Jimenez-Linan, L. Bobrow, R. J. Pye, A. D. Purushotham, and D. D. Arnone, “Terahertz pulsed imaging of human breast tumors,” Radiology239(2), 533–540 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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