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Optical properties of tissue simulators based on laser-induced spectroscopy and scattering measurements
Author(s): Helen Drakaki; Mersini I. Makropoulou; Alexander A. Serafetinides
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Paper Abstract

Measurements of the tissue optical parameters and the theoretical modeling of the light propagation in biological tissues is very important for real time laser treatment dosimetry and non- invasive diagnosis. An integrating sphere based technique was used to determine the tissue optical properties. Soft tissue - like phantoms were irradiated with visible lasers and the optical parameters were compared with results calculated from the Beer's law model of light propagation and the Kubelka - Munk simulation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 October 2001
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4432, Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine, (31 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.447158
Show Author Affiliations
Helen Drakaki, National Technical Univ. of Athens (Greece)
Mersini I. Makropoulou, National Technical Univ. of Athens (Greece)
Alexander A. Serafetinides, National Technical Univ. of Athens (Greece)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4432:
Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine
Theodore G. Papazoglou; Georges A. Wagnieres, Editor(s)

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