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Modeling tissue optics using Monte Carlo modeling: a tutorial
Author(s): Steven L. Jacques
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Paper Abstract

A brief introduction to time-resolved and steady-state Monte Carlo modeling is presented. The methods of time-resolved and steady-state Monte Carlo simulations of photon trajectories within a tissue are presented. An example simulation using Monte Carlo Multi-Layered (mcml) demonstrates the spatial distributions of power deposition and fluence rate within a layered tissue with different optical properties (absorption, reduced scattering) in each layer.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 February 2008
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6854, Optical Interactions with Tissue and Cells XIX, 68540T (20 February 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.776997
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Steven L. Jacques, Oregon Health & Science Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6854:
Optical Interactions with Tissue and Cells XIX
Steven L. Jacques; William P. Roach; Robert J. Thomas, Editor(s)

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