Inverse Problems for Dispersive Biological Media

  • B. De Facio
Conference paper
Part of the Inverse Problems and Theoretical Imaging book series (IPTI)


Recently electromagnetic pulses with widths of picoseconds, 10−12 s, and even femtoseconds, 10−15 s, have become available. This opens a new field of inquiry called ultrafast spectroscopy. This new family of tools also provides new ways to look at old problems. This note will present a tutorial review of how these pulses together with inverse problems may enable scientists to address certain biological problems.


Inverse Problem Electric Dipole Moment Dielectric Response Spatial Dispersion Electromagnetic Pulse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. De Facio
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  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of MissouriColumbiaUSA

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