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Comparison of detection systems in time-of-flight transillumination imaging
Author(s): Jeffrey A. Hayes; Barry J. Sullivan
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Paper Abstract

Noncoherently detected transillurnination light waves only provide information about the absorption characteristics of a tissue subject. Coherent detection is capable of providing information about the dispersion characteristics. However a relationship exists between absorption and dispersion at optical frequencies. Both types of detection are seen to be mathematically equivalent. The difference lies in noise rejection capability and ease or difficulty of system realization. Models of absorption and dispersion properties are. also presented. 1.

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Date Published: 1 March 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1396, Applications of Optical Engineering: Proceedings of OE/Midwest '90, (1 March 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.25827
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Jeffrey A. Hayes, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Barry J. Sullivan, Northwestern Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1396:
Applications of Optical Engineering: Proceedings of OE/Midwest '90
Rudolph P. Guzik; Hans E. Eppinger; Richard E. Gillespie; Mary Kathryn Dubiel; James E. Pearson, Editor(s)

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