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Identification of tooth abnormalities using terahertz imaging and spectroscopy
Author(s): Nickolay N. Zinov'ev; Caroline D. Sudworth; Elizabeth Berry; Saimon M. Strafford; David J. Wood; Fiona A. Carmichael; Robert E. Miles; Michael A. Smith; J. Martyn Chamberlain
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Paper Abstract

Terahertz frequency spectroscopic imaging studies of teeth are reported. The aim is to establish the characteristic properties of enamel and dentine at these high frequencies. Changes to the THz characteristics as a result of various types of tooth abnormalities are reported showing the potential of this technique for dental diagnosis

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Date Published: 8 October 2003
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5141, Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine II, (8 October 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.500067
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Nickolay N. Zinov'ev, A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute (Russia)
Caroline D. Sudworth, Univ. of Leeds (United Kingdom)
Elizabeth Berry, Univ. of Leeds (United Kingdom)
Saimon M. Strafford, Leeds Dental Institute (United Kingdom)
David J. Wood, Leeds Dental Institute (United Kingdom)
Fiona A. Carmichael, Leeds Dental Institute (United Kingdom)
Robert E. Miles, Univ. of Leeds (United Kingdom)
Michael A. Smith, Univ. of Leeds (United Kingdom)
J. Martyn Chamberlain, Univ. of Durham (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5141:
Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine II
Georges A. Wagnieres, Editor(s)

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