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A new imaging technique for the study of polarimetric properties using light polarization
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Paper Abstract

This research proposes a new imaging technique for near real time multispectral acquisition of the so called "Degree Of Polarization" (DOP) in polarimetry for future clinical investigation. The aim of exploiting the DOP as the contrast element is to demonstrate that the elliptical DOP provides more information characterizing complex medium than the more traditional linear and circular ones. The system considers an incoherent input white light beam and opportunely calibrated nematic crystals, so no mechanical tools are necessary. The biomedical application of this method suggests a simple, direct, fast and also easily exploitable future employment, as a desirable mean for clinical investigation. Moreover new elements to improve the model of light scattering will be acquired.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 February 2012
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8230, Biomedical Applications of Light Scattering VI, 82301A (2 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.906716
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Isabella Chiara Buscemi, Lissy Lab., Univ. Paris-Est Créteil (France)
Steve Guyot, Lissy Lab., Univ. Paris-Est Créteil (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8230:
Biomedical Applications of Light Scattering VI
Adam P. Wax; Vadim Backman, Editor(s)

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