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Temporal polarization preservation in human breast tissue: a method for optical imaging
Author(s): Stavros G. Demos; Howard E. Savage; Alexandra S. Heerdt; Stimson P. Schantz; Robert R. Alfano
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Paper Abstract

The degree of polarization of polarized light as it propagates through breast tissues depends on the type of tissue and light wavelength. This feature was used to image cancerous tissue where tumor was clearly distinguished from the normal tissue.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 November 1996
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2965, ALT '96 International Symposium on Laser Methods for Biomedical Applications, (8 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.257381
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Stavros G. Demos, CUNY/City College (United States)
Howard E. Savage, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr. (United States)
Alexandra S. Heerdt, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr. (United States)
Stimson P. Schantz, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr. (United States)
Robert R. Alfano, CUNY/City College (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2965:
ALT '96 International Symposium on Laser Methods for Biomedical Applications

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