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Fibrous tissue optical properties control
Author(s): Valery V. Tuchin; Dmitry A. Zimnyakov; Alexey A. Mishin
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Paper Abstract

The changeable scattering properties of fibrous tissue like the human sclera were studied in vitro. The collimated light transmittance, photon-correlation, and polarization measurements were done. The optical characteristics of fibrous tissue were controlled using various osmotically active solutions including glucose. It was shown that refractive indices matching of collagen fibrils and base material of fibrous tissue is responsible for tissue optical enlightening and coherent beam transmittance.

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Date Published: 1 January 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3194, Photon Propagation in Tissues III, (1 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.301083
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Valery V. Tuchin, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Dmitry A. Zimnyakov, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Alexey A. Mishin, Precision Mechanics and Control Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3194:
Photon Propagation in Tissues III
David A. Benaron M.D.; Britton Chance; Marco Ferrari, Editor(s)

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