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Theoretical model for assessing multiple scattering and coherence gating on polarized sensitive images
Author(s): D. Y. Churmakov; L. J. Ritchie; I. V. Meglinski
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Paper Abstract

We develop a Monte Carlo model for optical coherence signal simulation and providing accurate and high resolution information on the birefringence properties of the connective tissues. To understand the polarized sensitive optical coherence tomography imaging mechanism the Monte Carlo technique is generalized for simulation of polarized low-coherent back-scattering of optical radiation scattered within the randomly inhomogeneous turbid medium like the connective tissues. The results of simulation demonstrate a good agreement both with the theoretical and experimental predictions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 March 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6085, Complex Dynamics and Fluctuations in Biomedical Photonics III, 60850P (3 March 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.663093
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D. Y. Churmakov, Cranfield Univ. (United Kingdom)
L. J. Ritchie, Cranfield Univ. (United Kingdom)
I. V. Meglinski, Cranfield Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6085:
Complex Dynamics and Fluctuations in Biomedical Photonics III
Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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