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Journal of Biomedical Optics

Measurement of the complex refractive index of tissue-mimicking phantoms and biotissue by extended differential total reflection method
Author(s): Qing Ye; Jin Wang; Zhi-Chao Deng; Wen-Yuan Zhou; Chun-Ping Zhang; Jian-Guo Tian
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Paper Abstract

Refractive index of biotissue is a useful optical parameter in the biomedical field. An extended differential total reflection method is introduced to determine the complex refractive index. The real part is directly determined by differential of the reflectance curve, and the imaginary part is obtained from nonlinear fitting. The method is verified by a series of tissue-mimicking phantoms, porcine muscle and porcine adipose.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 2011
PDF: 6 pages
J. Biomed. Opt. 16(9) 097001 doi: 10.1117/1.3615657
Published in: Journal of Biomedical Optics Volume 16, Issue 9
Show Author Affiliations
Qing Ye, Nankai Univ. (China)
Jin Wang, Nankai Univ. (China)
Zhi-Chao Deng, Nankai Univ. (China)
Wen-Yuan Zhou, Nankai Univ. (China)
Chun-Ping Zhang, Nankai Univ. (China)
Jian-Guo Tian, Nankai Univ. (China)


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