Analysis of Microwave-Induced Thermoacoustic Signal Generation Using Computer Simulation

Dewantari, Aulia;Jeon, Se-Yeon;Kim, Seok;Nikitin, Konstantin;Ka, Min-Ho

  • 투고 : 2015.06.22
  • 심사 : 2015.11.03
  • 발행 : 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


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