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Advancements in transmitters and sensors for biological tissue imaging in magnetic induction tomography

Zakaria, Zulkarnay and Abdul Rahim, Ruzairi and Badri Mansor, Muhammad Saiful and Yaacob, Sazali and Nor Ayob, Nor Muzakkir and Mohd. Muji, Siti Zarina and Rahiman, Mohd. Hafiz Fazalul and Syed Aman, Syed Mustafa Kamal (2012) Advancements in transmitters and sensors for biological tissue imaging in magnetic induction tomography. Sensors, 12 (6). pp. 7126-7156. ISSN 1424-8220

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s120607126


Magnetic Induction Tomography (MIT), which is also known as Electromagnetic Tomography (EMT) or Mutual Inductance Tomography, is among the imaging modalities of interest to many researchers around the world. This noninvasive modality applies an electromagnetic field and is sensitive to all three passive electromagnetic properties of a material that are conductivity, permittivity and permeability. MIT is categorized under the passive imaging family with an electrodeless technique through the use of excitation coils to induce an electromagnetic field in the material, which is then measured at the receiving side by sensors. The aim of this review is to discuss the challenges of the MIT technique and summarize the recent advancements in the transmitters and sensors, with a focus on applications in biological tissue imaging. It is hoped that this review will provide some valuable information on the MIT for those who have interest in this modality. The need of this knowledge may speed up the process of adopted of MIT as a medical imaging technology.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tomography
Subjects:R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:46564
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:22 Jun 2015 05:56
Last Modified:13 Sep 2017 09:02

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