Published in Cancer Weekly, September 4th, 2001
The analytical model that took Texas A&M University biomedical engineer Lihong Wang six months to develop solves a long-standing mystery in the field of acousto-optics, a branch of physics dealing with the interaction of high-frequency sound waves (ultrasound) and coherent (laser) light.
"We've known for over half a century about the mechanism of acousto-optics in clear media. Its counterpart in scattering media, however, was a mystery," said Wang, an associate professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering's biomedical engineering...
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