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Transmission measurements of human lenses
Author(s): Jesper H. Lundeman; Kristine Herbst; Michael Larsen; Line Kessel
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Paper Abstract

The transmission properties of the human lens were studied in donor lenses from the age of 17 to 76 years. The transmission of white light was measured using a fiber coupled tungsten halogen lamp. The light transmitted by the lens was collected using an integrating sphere that was coupled to a spectrometer by an optical fiber. As expected, the transmission of blue and green light decreased in older lenses. The transmission of the near infrared part of the spectrum was above 90% even in old donor lenses.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 July 2009
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 7373, Therapeutic Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions IV, 737320 (17 July 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.831876
Show Author Affiliations
Jesper H. Lundeman, Copenhagen Univ. Hospital Glostrup (Denmark)
Kristine Herbst, Copenhagen Univ. Hospital Glostrup (Denmark)
Michael Larsen, Copenhagen Univ. Hospital Glostrup (Denmark)
Line Kessel, Copenhagen Univ. Hospital Glostrup (Denmark)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7373:
Therapeutic Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions IV
Ronald Sroka; Lothar D. Lilge, Editor(s)

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