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Understanding the nature of optical coherence tomography images using Monte Carlo modeling
Author(s): Andrew Beaumont; Michael Hu; Peter H. Tomlins
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Paper Abstract

In this study, we have chosen to implement a Monte Carlo simulation of an OCT system in order to investigate elements of the underlying physics of OCT images. Of particular interest is the signal decay primarily attributable to optical scattering, refractive index variations, including index matching, and how these compare with the influence of layer anisotropy.

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Date Published: 24 February 2010
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7566, Optics in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine IV, 75660K (24 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.841893
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Andrew Beaumont, National Physical Lab. (United Kingdom)
Michael Hu, National Physical Lab. (United Kingdom)
Peter H. Tomlins, National Physical Lab. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7566:
Optics in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine IV
Sean J. Kirkpatrick; Ruikang Wang, Editor(s)

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