We report development of coherent-backscattering (CBS) spectroscopy for depth-selective tissue characterization. CBS spectroscopy is based on low-coherence broadband CBS and lifts major impediments that so far prevented a widespread use of CBS in tissue optics.
© Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Light propagation in tissues
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.7050) Scattering : Turbid media
V. Backman, Y. Kim, Y. Liu, and V. Turzhitsky, "Coherent backscattering spectroscopy: A new technique for tissue diagnosis," in Biomedical Topical Meeting, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper SF3.
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