PUBLICATIONS

2022

  • M. Shi, T. Zhao, S. J. West, A. E. Desjardins, T. Vercauteren, W. Xia, Improving needle visibility in LED-based photoacoustic imaging using deep learning with semi-synthetic datasets. Photoacoustics vol 26, 100351 (2022) DOI PDF

  • T. Zhao, M. Shi, S. Ourselin, T. Vercauteren, W. Via, AI-enabled high-speed photoacoustic endomicroscopy through a multimode fibre, SPIE Proceedings Volume 11960, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing. DOI PDF

  • T. Zhao, S. Ourselin, T. Vercauteren, W. Via, Miniaturized transparent ultrasound sensor for photoacoustic endoscopy, Proceedings Volume 11960, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2022. DOI PDF

  • S.J. Mathews, D.I.Shakir, C.A.Mosse, W. Xia, E. Z. Zhang, P. C.Beard, S.J.West, A.L.David, S.Ourselin, T.Vercauteren, A.Desjardins. “Ultrasonic Needle Tracking with Dynamic Electronic Focusing,” Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology. in press. (2022) DOI

  • T. Zhao, M.T. Ma, S. Ourselin, T. Vercauteren and W. Xia, “Video-rate dual-modal photoacoustic and fluorescence imaging through a multimode fibre towards forward-viewing endomicroscopy,” Photoacoustics, 25, 100323 (2022). DOI PDF

2021

  • E. Maneas, A. Hauptmann, E.J.Alles, W. Xia, T. Vercauteren, S. Ourselin, A. J. David, S. Arridge, A.E. Desjardins. Deep Learning for Instrumented Ultrasonic Tracking: From synthetic training data to in vivo application. IEEE transactions on ultrasonics, ferroelectrics, and frequency control. (2021) DOI PDF

  • T. Zhao, M. Ma, S. Ourselin, T. Vercauteren, W. Xia. “Towards ultrathin fiber-optic probe for simultaneous photoacoustic and fluorescence endoscopy,” 2021 IEEE ultrasonic symposium, 4027 (2021). DOI PDF

  • M. Shi, Z. Wang, T. Zhao, S. West, A. Desjardins, T. Vercauteren, W. Xia. “Enhancing photoacoustic visualisation of clinical needles with deep learning,” 2021 IEEE ultrasonic symposium, 4910 (2021). DOI PDF

  • C. Baker, M. Xochicale, F. Joubert, F. Lin, S. Mahews, D. Shakir, S. Ourselin, A. David, B. Dromey, A. Desjardins, E. Zhang, P. Beard, T. Vercauteren, W. Xia. “Real-time ultrasonic tracking of an intraoperative needle tip with integrated fibre-optic hydrophone,” 2021 IEEE ultrasonic symposium, 4717 (2021). DOI PDF

  • M. Kuniyil Ajith Singh, W. Xia. “Biomedical Photoacoustic Imaging and Sensing Using Affordable Resources (book),” Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, (2021). DOI  PDF

  • T. Zhao, S. Ourselin, T. Vercauteren, W. Xia. “Focusing light through multimode fibres using a digital micromirror device: a comparison study of non-holographic approaches,” Optics Express, 29(10), 14269-14281 (2021). DOI PDF

  • T. Zhao, S. Ourselin, T. Vercauteren, W. Xia, “Ultrathin Endoscopy Probe for Simultaneous Photoacoustic and Fluorescence Microscopy,” InPhotonics and Electromagnetics Research Symposium 2021 (2021). DOI PDF

  • T. Zhao, S. Ourselin, T. Vercauteren, W. Xia, “Apparatus and method for spatial light modulation,” WO 2021/144588 A, PCT/GB/2021/050099 (2021). DOI PDF

  • T. Zhao, S. Ourselin, T. Vercauteren, W. Xia, “Apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving an image,” GB2000752.2A, (2021). DOI PDF

  • M. Kuniyil Ajith Singh M, W. Xia,  “Biomedical Photoacoustic Imaging and Sensing Using Affordable Resources,” Sensors 21(7), 2572, (2021). DOI PDF

  • T. Zhao, S. Ourselin, T. Vercauteren, W. Xia, “High-speed Photoacoustic-guided Wavefront Shaping with a Real-valued Intensity Transmission Matrix,” In European Conference on Biomedical Optics (pp. EM2D-1). Optical Society of America (2021). DOI PDF

  • T. Zhao, S. Ourselin, T. Vercauteren, W. Xia, “Multimode Fibre-based Optical-resolution Photoacoustic Endo-microscopy with a Real-valued Intensity Transmission Matrix,” In European Conference on Biomedical Optics (pp. EM3D-4). Optical Society of America (2021). DOI PDF

  • T. Zhao, S. Ourselin, T. Vercauteren, W. Xia. “High-speed photoacoustic-guided wavefront shaping for focusing light in scattering media,” Optics Letters. 46(5):1165-8 (2021). DOI PDF

2020

  • M. Kuniyil Ajith Singh, W. Xia. “Portable and Affordable Light Source-Based Photoacoustic Tomography,” Sensors. 20(21):6173 (2020). DOI PDF

  • T. Zhao, S. Ourselin, T. Vercauteren, W. Xia. “Seeing through multimode fibers with real-valued intensity transmission matrices,” Optics Express, 28(14), 20978 (2020). DOI PDF

  • C. Schneider, D. Nikitichev, W. Xia, K. Gurusamy, A. E. Desjardins, B. R. Davidson. “Multispectral tissue mapping: developing a concept for the optical evaluation of liver disease,” Journal of Medical Imaging. 066001. (2020). DOI PDF

  • E. Maneas, R. Aughwane, N. Huynh, W. Xia, R. Ansari, M. Kuniyil Ajith Singh, J. C. Hutchinson, N. J. Sebire, O. J. Arthurs, J. Deprest, S. Ourselin, P. Beard, A. Melbourne, T. Vercauteren, A. David, A. Desjardins. “Photoacoustic imaging of the human placental vasculature,” Journal of Biophotonics, 13(4):1214-29, e201900167 (2020). DOI PDF

  •  B. Lawton, F. Lin, S. Ourselin, T. Vercauteren, N. Desai, W. Xia. “Development of an anatomically accurate ultrasound phantom for infraclavicular brachial plexus block,” In ANAESTHESIA, 111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA: WILEY, (2020).

  • E. Mackle, E. Maneas, W. Xia, S. West, A. Desjardins. “LED-based photoacoustic imaging for guiding peripheral minimally invasive procedures,” LED-Based Photoacoustic Imaging. (2020). DOI PDF

  • T. Zhao, T. Vercauteren, W. Xia. “Simple high-speed multimode fibre calibration for photoacoustic endomicroscopy,” In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2020 (Vol. 11240, p. 1124026). International Society for Optics and Photonics (2020). DOI PDF

2019

  • T. Zhao, A. Desjardins, S. Ourselin, T. Vercauteren, W. Xia. “Minimally invasive photoacoustic imaging: Current status and future perspectives,” Photoacoustics 100146 (2019). DOI PDF 

  • I. Imtiaz, N. Malik, W. Xia, E. Maneas, A. Desjardins. “Developing patient-specific carotid artery ultrasound imaging phantoms for clinical training using 3D printing,” Clinical Radiology. 1;74:e9-10 (2019). DOI PDF

  • S. Bohndiek, J. Brunker, Gröhl J, Hacker L, Joseph J, Vogt WC, Armanetti P, Assi H, Bamber JC, Beard PC, Berer T etc. International photoacoustic standardisation consortium (IPASC): overview In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2019 (Vol. 10878, p. 108781N). International Society for Optics and Photonics. (2019). DOI

  • S. J. Mathews, S. Mosse, W. Xia, D. I. Shakir, Y. Kunpalin, E. Z. Zhang, P. C. Beard, S. J. West, A. L. David, A. E. Desjardins. “Ultrasonic needle tracking with a high-finesse Fabry-Perot fiber optic hydrophone,” In Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic and Surgical Guidance Systems XVII (Vol. 10868, p. 108681D). International Society for Optics and Photonics. (2019). DOI

  • Y. Xie, E. Maneas, S. Islam, W. Peveler, J. Shapey, W. Xia, S. Ourselin, I. P. Parkin, A. Desjardins, T. Vercauteren. “Soft optically tuneable fluorescence phantoms based on gel wax and quantum dots: a tissue surrogate for fluorescence imaging validation,” In Molecular-Guided Surgery: Molecules, Devices, and Applications V (Vol. 10862, p. 108621F). International Society for Optics and Photonics (2019). DOI

  • W. Xia, S. Noimark, E. Maneas, N. M. Brown, M. K. Singh, S. Ourselin, S. J. West, A. E. Desjardins. “Enhancing photoacoustic visualization of medical devices with elastomeric nanocomposite coatings,” In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2019 (Vol. 10878, p. 108783G). International Society for Optics and Photonics (2019). DOI

  • W. Xia, E. Maneas, N. T. Huynh, M. K. Singh, N. M. Brown, S. Ourselin, E. Gilbert-Kawai, S. West, A. E. Desjardins. “Imaging of human peripheral blood vessels during cuff occlusion with a compact LED-based photoacoustic and ultrasound system,”  In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2019 (Vol. 10878, p. 1087804). (2019). DOI

  • D. Nikitichev, K. Murawski, G. Harris, G. Perkins, S. Mosse, E. Maneas, W. Xia, V. Arumuham, M. K. Singh, S. Choong, A. Desjardins. “3D printed kidney phantoms for an LED-based photoacoustic and ultrasound imaging system,” In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2019 (Vol. 10878, p. 1087868). International Society for Optics and Photonics (2019). DOI

  • E. Mackle, E. Maneas, C. Little, E. Carr, W. Xia, D. Nikitichev, R. D. Rakhit, M. C. Finlay, A. Desjardins, “Wall-less vascular poly (vinyl) alcohol gel ultrasound imaging phantoms using 3D printed vessels,” In Design and quality for biomedical technologies XII 2019 (Vol. 10870, p. 108700P). International Society for Optics and Photonics. (2019). DOI

  • P. Brown, A. C. Tan, M. El-Esawi, T. Liehr T, etc. “Large expert-curated database for benchmarking document similarity detection in biomedical literature search,” Database.1; (2019). DOI PDF

2018

  • T. Zhao, L. Su, W. Xia, “Optical Ultrasound Generation and Detection for Intravascular Imaging: A Review,” Journal of Healthcare Engineering, 3182483 (2018). DOI PDF

  • C. Gruijthuijsen, R. Colchester, A. Devreker, A. Javaux, E. Maneas, S. Noimark, W. Xia, D. Stoyanov, D. Reynaerts, J. Deprest, S. Ourselin, A. Desjardins. “Haptic guidance based on all-optical ultrasound distance sensing for safer minimally invasive fetal surgery,” Journal of medical robotics research. 20;3(03n04):1841001. (2018). DOI PDF

  • S. J. Mathews, C. Little, C. D. Loder, R. D. Rakhit, W. Xia, E. Z. Zhang, P. C. Beard, M. C. Finlay, A. E. Desjardins. “All-optical dual photoacoustic and optical coherence tomography intravascular probe,”Photoacoustics. 1;11:65-70. (2018). DOI PDF

  • W. Xia, M. A. S. Kuniyil, E. Maneas, N. Sato, Y. Shigeta, T. Agano, S. Ourselin, S J. West, and A. E. Desjardins, “Handheld Real-Time LED-Based Photoacoustic and Ultrasound Imaging System for Accurate Visualization of Clinical Metal Needles and Superficial Vasculature to Guide Minimally Invasive Procedures,” Sensors, 18(5), 1394, (2018). DOI PDF

  • W. Xia, S. Noimark, E. Maneas, M. K. Singh, S. Ourselin, S. J. West, A. E. Desjardins, “LED-based photoacoustic imaging of medical devices with carbon nanotube-polydimethylsiloxane composite coatings,” In Microscopy Histopathology and Analytics (pp. JW3A-4). OSA. (2018). DOI PDF

  •  E. Maneas, W. Xia, D. Nikitichev, R. Pratt, S. Ourselin, S. J. West, A. L. David, M. Finlay, T. Vercauteren, A. E. Desjardins, “Patient-specific tissue-mimicking phantoms for photoacoustic and ultrasound imaging,” In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2018 (Vol. 10494, p. 1049425). International Society for Optics and Photonics. (2018). DOI PDF

  • S. J. Mathews, C. Little, C. D. Loder, R. D. Rakhit, W. Xia, E. Z. Zhang, P. C. Beard, M. C. Finlay, A. E. Desjardins, “All-optical intravascular probe for dual-mode photoacoustic imaging and optical coherence tomography,” In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2018 (Vol. 10494, p. 1049416). International Society for Optics and Photonics. (2018). DOI PDF

  • E. Maneas, W. Xia, D.I. Nikitichev, B. Daher, M. Manimaran, R.Y. Wong, C.W. Chang, B. Rahmani, C. Capelli, S. Schievano, G. Burriesci. “Anatomically realistic ultrasound phantoms using gel wax with 3D printed moulds,” Phys. Med. & Biol. 63(1), 015033 (2018). DOI PDF

  • E. Maneas, W. Xia, O. Ogunlade, M. Fonseca, D.I. Nikitichev, S.J. West, S. Ourselin, T. Vercauteren, and A. Desjardins. “Gel wax-based tissue-mimicking phantoms for multispectral photoacoustic imaging,” Biomed. Opt. Express, 9(3), 1151-1163 (2018). DOI PDF

  • W. Xia, S. West, M. Finlay, R. Pratt, S. Mathews, J. Mari, S. Ourselin, A. David, and A.E. Desjardins. “Three-dimensional ultrasonic needle tip tracking with a fibre-optic ultrasound receiver,”  J. Visual. Exp. 57207, (2018). DOI PDF

  • E. Maneas, W. Xia, M. Singh, N. Sato, T. Agano, S. Ourselin, S. J. West, A. David, T. Vercauteren, A. Desjardins, “Human placental vasculature imaging using an LED-based photoacoustic imaging system,” In Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2018 (Vol. 10494, p. 104940Y). International Society for Optics and Photonics. (2018). DOI PDF