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Polarization modulation can improve resolution in diaphanography
Author(s): H. J. Schnorrenberg; R. Haessner; M. Hengstebeck; K. Schlinkmeier; Wolfgang Zinth
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Paper Abstract

A method for detection of absorbing objects embedded in scattering media is described. In a confocal imaging arrangement the sample is illuminated with light modulated in polarization. The modulated part of the transmitted light is detected with lock-in-technique. Under the condition that the scattering particles are smaller than the wavelength, this method is able to supply images with higher resolution and contrast than conventional transillumination.

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Date Published: 31 January 1995
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2326, Photon Transport in Highly Scattering Tissue, (31 January 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.200854
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H. J. Schnorrenberg, Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. (Germany)
R. Haessner, Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. Muenchen (Germany)
M. Hengstebeck, Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. Muenchen (Germany)
K. Schlinkmeier, Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. Muenchen (Germany)
Wolfgang Zinth, Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. Muenchen (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2326:
Photon Transport in Highly Scattering Tissue
Sigrid Avrillier; Britton Chance; Gerhard J. Mueller; Alexander V. Priezzhev; Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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