Photoacoustic Imaging by Use of Micro-Electro-Mechanical System Scanner

  • Sung-Liang Chen (陈松良)


Photoacoustic imaging acquires the absorption contrast of biological tissue with ultrasound resolution. It has been broadly investigated in biomedicine for animal and clinical studies. Recently, a micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) scanner has been utilized in photoacoustic imaging systems to enhance their performance and extend the realm of applications. The review provides a recap of recent developments in photoacoustic imaging using MEMS scanner, from instrumentation to applications. The topics include the design of MEMS scanner, its use in photoacoustic microscopy, miniature imaging probes, development of dual-modality systems, as well as cutting-edge bio-imaging studies.

Key words

photoacoustic imaging micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) photoacoustic microscopy highspeed imaging photoacoustic endoscopy 

CLC number

TP 751.2 TN 65 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint InstituteShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina

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