chapter  4
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Theoretical Models and Algorithms in Optical Diffusion Tomography

ByStephen J. Norton and Tuan Vo-Dinh ............................................................................................4-1

The potential of optical tomography as a new diagnostic tool has stimulated considerable interest in the last 10 years.

Although limited to about the first 5 cm of the body, the technique offers several advantages often not available in established imaging modalities, such as ultrasound, x-ray computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging.