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Journal of Biomedical Optics

Finite-difference time-domain simulation of light scattering from single cells
Author(s): Andrew K. Dunn; Colin L. Smithpeter; Ashley J. Welch; Rebecca R. Richards-Kortum
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Paper Abstract

The finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) technique is used to compute light scattering from biological cells in two dimensions. Results are presented for the computed scattering patterns of cells containing multiple organelles. This method provides considerably more flexibility than Mie theory because of its ability to model inhomogeneous objects such as cells.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1997
PDF: 5 pages
J. Biomed. Opt. 2(3) doi: 10.1117/12.275219
Published in: Journal of Biomedical Optics Volume 2, Issue 3
Show Author Affiliations
Andrew K. Dunn, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)
Colin L. Smithpeter, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)
Ashley J. Welch, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)
Rebecca R. Richards-Kortum, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)


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