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Stochastic description of wave propagation in random media
Author(s): Sergio De Nicola
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Paper Abstract

We develop a stochastic approach for the description of wave propagation in random media and present a derivation of the time independent bilocal radiative transport equation which generalizes the Boltzmann transport equation by taking into account wave scattering effects by correlated scatterers. We obtain an expression for the extinction coefficient that includes effects of correlation.

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Date Published: 1 January 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3194, Photon Propagation in Tissues III, (1 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.301087
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Sergio De Nicola, Istituto di Cibernetica del CNR (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3194:
Photon Propagation in Tissues III
David A. Benaron; Britton Chance; Marco Ferrari, Editor(s)

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