The integral equations of Compton Scatter Tomography


Two new Compton Scatter Tomography modalities, which are aimed at imaging hidden structures in bulk matter for industrial non-destructive control (or testing) and for medical diagnostics are shown to be based on the solutions of a special class of Chebyshev integral transforms. Besides their remarkable analytic properties, they can be inverted by existing methods which lend themselves nicely to numerical treatment and provide convergent, stable and fast computation algorithms. The existence of explicit inversion formulas implies that viable new imaging techniques can be developed, which may take over the current ones in a near future.

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Nguyen, M. and Truong, T. (2012) The integral equations of Compton Scatter Tomography. Open Journal of Applied Sciences, 2, 53-56. doi: 10.4236/ojapps.2012.24B013.

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