European Journal of Applied Mathematics

A Survey in Mathematics for Industry

Mathematics of thermoacoustic tomography

PETER KUCHMENTa1 and LEONID KUNYANSKYa2

a1 Mathematics Department, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3368, USA email: kuchment@math.tamu.edu

a2 Mathematics Department, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 77843-3368, USA email: leonk@math.arizona.edu

Abstract

The article presents a survey of mathematical problems, techniques and challenges arising in thermoacoustic tomography and its sibling photoacoustic tomography.

(Received April 10 2007)

(Revised February 12 2008)