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The application of the Monte Carlo method in the design of probe of non-invasive measurement of blood glucose
Author(s): Wei Wang; Guanjun Fu; Honglu Hou; Ming Gao
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Paper Abstract

It is critical to improve the diffuse reflecting light energy for monitoring the blood glucose level from the skin spectra. The optic fiber probe used in non-invasive detection of blood glucose is consisted of one central fiber around with several optic fibers arranged in circle. The distance between central fiber and circle fibers d and the incidence angle β of the central fiber mainly determine the diffuse reflecting light energy. A three-layered skin model and Monte Carlo simulation algorithm are described to simulate the light propagation and distribution in the skin tissue. Simulation results show d should be greater than 0.05cm and less than 0.1cm, and β should be less than 18°. The simulation results can be used in the probe design.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 March 2006
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6040, ICMIT 2005: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials, 60401S (21 March 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.664234
Show Author Affiliations
Wei Wang, Xi'an Institute of Technology (China)
Guanjun Fu, Institute of Aviation Industry (China)
Honglu Hou, Xi'an Institute of Technology (China)
Ming Gao, Xi'an Institute of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6040:
ICMIT 2005: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials
Yunlong Wei; Kil To Chong; Takayuki Takahashi; Shengping Liu; Zushu Li; Zhongwei Jiang; Jin Young Choi, Editor(s)

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