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Dosimetry of laser radiation for immersed skin
Author(s): Valery V. Tuchin; Svetlana A. Tatarkova; Yulia M. Proshina; Nina A. Razumikhina; Gregory B. Altshuler; Henry H. Zenzie
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Paper Abstract

We present experimental results of reflectance of immersed human skin. These results are used to analyze in vivo measurements on the human skin. In this paper, we will demonstrate near-infrared transmission and reflection measurements. The preliminary results of in vivo measurements of the reflectance at 830 nm of the human skin immersed by various lotions are described. A liquid suspension and lotions was used to study the effects of multiple scattering on the near-infrared (830 nm) spectrum. We explain these observations in the context of photon-diffusion theory.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 June 1999
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3601, Laser-Tissue Interaction X: Photochemical, Photothermal, and Photomechanical, (14 June 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.350039
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Valery V. Tuchin, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Svetlana A. Tatarkova, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Yulia M. Proshina, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Nina A. Razumikhina, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Gregory B. Altshuler, Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. (United States)
Henry H. Zenzie, Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3601:
Laser-Tissue Interaction X: Photochemical, Photothermal, and Photomechanical
Steven L. Jacques; David H. Sliney; Gerhard J. Mueller; Gerhard J. Mueller; Andre Roggan; Andre Roggan; David H. Sliney, Editor(s)

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