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Response of diffuse reflectance light of two-layered tissue to optical properties of inner layer
Author(s): Dongqing Peng; Hui Li; Shusen Xie
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Paper Abstract

Although measurement of diffuse reflectance light can be used to determine the optical properties of tissue noninvasively, great effort should be firstly devoted to the development of the relation between the reflectance and optical properties of tissue in our opinion. In this paper, light diffuse reflectance by a tissue optical model with two-layered structure is discussed by use of Monte Carlo method. The distribution of diffuse reflectance vs. emitting angle at different optical properties of inner layer is calculated. In addition, the influence of the changing absorption coefficient, scattering coefficient of the inner layer on the light diffuse reflectance from the surface is investigated and analyzed. The simulation results show that the diffuse reflectance light is sensitive greatly to micro-change of optical properties (absorption coefficient and scattering coefficient) of the inner layer which has small value of optical properties. We believe that the results will be useful for the development of determination the optical parameters of bio-tissue in vivo.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6534, Fifth International Conference on Photonics and Imaging in Biology and Medicine, 65340O (1 May 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.741349
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Dongqing Peng, Jimei Univ. (China)
Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Hui Li, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Shusen Xie, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6534:
Fifth International Conference on Photonics and Imaging in Biology and Medicine

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