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Biomedical Aspects Of Optical Testing
Author(s): Pal Greguss
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Paper Abstract

An attempt is made to survey optical testing methods currently being investigated for biological research and/or clinical diagnostics. The notation "optics" is used in a broad sense, i.e., for wavelengths in which the flow of electromagnetic energy can be modified with mirrors, lenses and/or gratings. The reviewed optical testing methods are based either on the change of the prop.gation p rameters of the electromagnetic radiation or on the fact that optical radiation is provoking changes in the material to be tested and the resulting signals not necessarily of optical n ture are used for rating. When and how optical testing methods used already in engineering are applicable to biomedical testing is also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 January 1989
PDF: 18 pages
Proc. SPIE 0954, Optical Testing and Metrology II, (16 January 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.947618
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Pal Greguss, Institute of Precision Mechanics and Optics, Technical Univ. (Hungary)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0954:
Optical Testing and Metrology II
Chander Prakash Grover, Editor(s)

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