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Biomedical Topical Meeting
Miami Beach, Florida United States
April 14, 2004
ISBN: 1-55752-769-5
Microscopy (FF)

Dentin and enamel: Unique biological media for studying the dependence of light propagation on microstructure

Alwin Kienle, Florian Klaus. Forster, Marcel Goedecke, and Raimund Hibst

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BIO.2004.FF6


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Abstract

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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OCIS Codes
(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

Citation
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.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=BIO-2004-FF6


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