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Experimental study of cadaver head transmittance
Author(s): Vladislav V. Lychagov; Valery V. Tuchin; Maxim A. Vilensky; Eugeny P. Savchenko; Alexander A. Efimov; Nina A. Lakodina; Luis De Taboada; Boris N. Reznik
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Paper Abstract

The results of measurements of transmittance of high power laser irradiation through skull bones and scalp are presented. Dependences of transmittance on sample thickness were received. Character of transmittance was investigated and characteristics of heterogeneity of the scattering structure of the skull bones are proposed. Besides that, variation of temperature of skull and scalp surfaces under exposure of high power laser irradiation during experiments was controlled. Experimental results were verified by Monte-Carlo simulations.

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Date Published: 22 June 2005
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5771, Saratov Fall Meeting 2004: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine VI, (22 June 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.634768
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Vladislav V. Lychagov, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Valery V. Tuchin, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Maxim A. Vilensky, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Eugeny P. Savchenko, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Alexander A. Efimov, Saratov State Medical Univ. (Russia)
Nina A. Lakodina, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Luis De Taboada, Photothera Inc. (United States)
Boris N. Reznik, BioRASI (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5771:
Saratov Fall Meeting 2004: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine VI
Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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