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Determination of light absorption, scattering and anisotropy factor of a highly scattering medium using backscattered circularly polarized light
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Paper Abstract

The absorption coefficient, the scattering coefficient and the anisotropy factor of a highly scattering medium are determined using the diffuse reflectance of an obliquely incident beam of circularly polarized light. This approach determines both the anisotropy factor and the cutoff size parameter for the fractal continuous scattering medium such as biological tissue and tissue phantoms from depolarization of the backscattered light.

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Date Published: 21 February 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6435, Optical Interactions with Tissue and Cells XVIII, 64350J (21 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.703578
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M. Xu, Fairfield Univ. (United States)
M. Alrubaiee, City College/CUNY (United States)
S. K. Gayen, City College/CUNY (United States)
R. R. Alfano, City College/CUNY (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6435:
Optical Interactions with Tissue and Cells XVIII
Steven L. Jacques; William P. Roach, Editor(s)

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