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Analysis of Microwave-Induced Thermoacoustic Signal Generation Using Computer Simulation
- Dewantari, Aulia (School of Integrated Technology, Yonsei Institute of Convergence Technology, Yonsei University) ;
- Jeon, Se-Yeon (School of Integrated Technology, Yonsei Institute of Convergence Technology, Yonsei University) ;
- Kim, Seok (School of Integrated Technology, Yonsei Institute of Convergence Technology, Yonsei University) ;
- Nikitin, Konstantin (School of Integrated Technology, Yonsei Institute of Convergence Technology, Yonsei University) ;
- Ka, Min-Ho (School of Integrated Technology, Yonsei Institute of Convergence Technology, Yonsei University)
- Received : 2015.06.22
- Accepted : 2015.11.03
- Published : 2016.01.31
Computer simulations were conducted to demonstrate the generation of microwave-induced thermoacoustic signal. The simulations began with modelling an object with a biological tissue characteristic and irradiating it with a microwave pulse. The time-varying heating function data at every particular point on the illuminated object were obtained from absorbed electric field data from the simulation result. The thermoacoustic signal received at a point transducer at a particular distance from the object was generated by applying heating function data to the thermoacoustic equation. These simulations can be used as a foundation for understanding how thermoacoustic signal is generated and can be applied as a basis for thermoacoustic imaging simulations and experiments in future research.
Computer Simulation;Heating Function;Microwave-Induced;Thermoacoustic
Supported by : Institute for Information & Communications Technology Promotion
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