Publisher : The Korean Institute of Electromagnetic Engineering and Science
DOI : 10.5515/JKIEES.2016.16.1.1
Title & Authors
Analysis of Microwave-Induced Thermoacoustic Signal Generation Using Computer Simulation Dewantari, Aulia; Jeon, Se-Yeon; Kim, Seok; Nikitin, Konstantin; Ka, Min-Ho;
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.
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