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Biomedical Topical Meeting
Fort Lauderdale, Florida United States
March 19, 2006
Poster Session II (ME)

Fiber Probes for the Measurement of the Absorption Coefficient in Small Volumes: a Monte Carlo Analysis

Roberto Reif and Irving J. Bigio

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BIO.2006.ME54


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Abstract

Monte Carlo simulations are used to determine several fiber probe designs for which the effective pathlength of photons traveling in tissue is minimally sensitive to the scattering properties, enabling direct measurement of the absorption coefficient.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(170.3660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Light propagation in tissues
(170.3890) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics instrumentation

Citation
R. Reif and I. J. Bigio, "Fiber Probes for the Measurement of the Absorption Coefficient in Small Volumes: a Monte Carlo Analysis," in Biomedical Optics, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper ME54.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=BIO-2006-ME54


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