The dependance of light progagation in dentin and enamel on their microstructures is investigated using a 4π-goniometer and a collimated transmittance apparatus. A pronounced anisotropic light scattering pattern caused from cylindric structures is found.
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.5280) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photon migration
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.4020) Scattering : Mie theory
A. Kienle, F. K. Forster, M. Goedecke, and R. Hibst, "Dentin and enamel: Unique biological media for studying the dependence of light propagation on microstructure," in Biomedical Topical Meeting, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper FF6.
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