The potential of time-resolved reflectance measurements for the noninvasive determination of tissue optical properties

Brian Wilson, Young Park, Yaron Hefetz, Michael Patterson, Steen Madsen, Steven Jacques

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Abstract

The time spectrum of photons diffusely reflected from a turbid medium such as tissue following a short incident light pulse depends on the optical absorption and scattering properties of the medium. The results of diffusion model calculations are presented, together with preliminary experimental tests of the model using liquid phantoms to simulate tissue optical properties.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)97-106
Number of pages10
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume1064
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 8 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications

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