Diffusion is an attractive choice for imaging in scattering media, yet it is not valid in small or highly absorbing volumes. We explore its validity on image-reconstruction of absorption and scattering contrast in mesoscopic volumes.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.5280) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photon migration
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.1990) Scattering : Diffusion
A. K. Iranmahboob and E. M. Hillman, "Diffusion vs. Monte Carlo for Image Reconstruction in Mesoscopic Volumes," in Biomedical Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper BSuE34.
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