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Human body thermal images generated by conduction or radiation heat
Author(s): Gheorghe Gavriloaia; Emil Sofron; Radu Fumarel
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Paper Abstract

Humans and animals in general, are usually in a thermal steady state with respect to their surroundings. The tissues heat, generated at normal or diseases states, is lost to environment though several mechanisms: radiation, conduction, convection, evaporation, etc. Skin temperature is not the same on the entire body and a thermal body signature can be got. The temperature at skin level was measured by a thermistor, conduction component and by an IR camera, radiation component. A theoretical analysis using Weinhaum and JIJI model was done. The three images are investigated in order to get a cheap method for the early cancer diagnosis.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 January 2009
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7297, Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies IV, 729713 (7 January 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.823650
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Gheorghe Gavriloaia, Univ. of Pitesti (Romania)
Emil Sofron, Univ. of Pitesti (Romania)
Radu Fumarel, Oncologic Institute of Bucharest (Romania)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7297:
Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies IV
Paul Schiopu; Cornel Panait; George Caruntu; Adrian Manea, Editor(s)

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