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Polarized light Monte Carlo analysis of birefringence-induced depolarization in biological tissues
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Paper Abstract

In this work we analyze the impact of linear birefringence on biological tissues depolarization, which is essential for correctly interpreting experimental results. Our approach is based on the polarized light Monte Carlo method in transmission. We present a comparative analysis of light depolarization in biological tissues with different values of linear birefringence and particle sizes, in order to evaluate its impact on the calculated parameters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 June 2013
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8803, Medical Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions VI, 88030T (24 June 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2032169
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Noé Ortega-Quijano, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain)
Félix Fanjul-Vélez, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain)
Irene Salas-García, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain)
José Luis Arce-Diego, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8803:
Medical Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions VI
Lothar D. Lilge; Ronald Sroka, Editor(s)

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