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Measuring of optical properties of small volume samples using time-resolved reflectance spectroscopy
Author(s): Kenji Tanaka; Ryuichiro Araki; Yukio Yamada; Eiji Okada
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Paper Abstract

Measurements of optical properties of biological tissues are necessary to develop optical diagnostic instruments. Although various methods to measure the optical properties of biological tissue have been proposed, very few measurements have been carried out in vivo because of their difficulties. We are developing a new method to obtain the optical properties in vivo using time-resolved measurement system. This new method determines the optical properties by comparing the experimental results of time-resolved measurement with the results of a series of Monte Carlo simulation using known optical properties.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 June 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4250, Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue IV, (29 June 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.434498
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Kenji Tanaka, Keio Univ. (Japan)
Ryuichiro Araki, Saitama Medical School (Japan)
Yukio Yamada, Mechanical Engineering Lab. (Japan)
Eiji Okada, Keio Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4250:
Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue IV
Britton Chance; Robert R. Alfano; Bruce J. Tromberg; Mamoru Tamura; Eva Marie Sevick-Muraca, Editor(s)

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