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Correction for inhomogeneously distributed absorbers in spatially resolved diffuse reflectance spectroscopy
Author(s): R. L. P. van Veen; Hericus J. C. M. Sterenborg
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Paper Abstract

Absorption and reduced scattering coefficients calculated from spatially resolved diffuse reflectance measurements are usually assumed to be unreliable for wavelengths lower than approximately 600 nm. A correction factor was developed for non-homogenous distribution of absorbers concentrated in discrete cylindrical blood vessels. The concept of an effective absorption coefficient extends the applicability of diffusion theory too much lower wavelength regions.

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Date Published: 2 November 2001
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 4431, Photon Migration, Optical Coherence Tomography, and Microscopy, (2 November 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.447421
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R. L. P. van Veen, Univ. Hospital Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Hericus J. C. M. Sterenborg, Univ. Hospital Rotterdam (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4431:
Photon Migration, Optical Coherence Tomography, and Microscopy
Stefan Andersson-Engels; Michael F. Kaschke, Editor(s)

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