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Monte Carlo simulation study on phase function
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Paper Abstract

Phase function is to determine the photon propagation direction change for each scattering step in Monte Carlo simulation. Henyey Greenstein function is widely used in the Monte Carlo program. In this study, we implement 3 different phase functions: Henyey Greenstein, Double Henyey Greenstein and Mie-Theory-Generated phase function. The results show that when light source is collimated beam or focused beam, there is remarkable difference of reflectance flux in the central region of incident light.

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Date Published: 28 February 2006
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6084, Optical Interactions with Tissue and Cells XVII, 608408 (28 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.657490
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Yongji Fu, Oregon Health & Science Univ. (United States)
Steven L. Jacques, Oregon Health & Science Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6084:
Optical Interactions with Tissue and Cells XVII
Steven L. Jacques; William P. Roach, Editor(s)

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