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Biomedical Optics
St. Petersburg, Florida United States
March 16-19, 2008
BIOMED Poster Session I (BSuE)

Monte Carlo Model for Incoherent Light Propagation in Human Skin

Jorge Carlos Gonzalez Trujillo, Jose Angel Mendez Gamboa, and Mario Perez Cortes

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BIOMED.2008.BSuE53


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Abstract

We developed a Monte Carlo simulation code for white light absorption and scattering into a seven-layered human skin model. We also model a tumor inside skin and we observed light behavior by its presence.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(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

Citation
J. C. Gonzalez Trujillo, J. A. Mendez Gamboa, and M. Perez Cortes, "Monte Carlo Model for Incoherent Light Propagation in Human Skin," in Biomedical Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper BSuE53.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=BIOMED-2008-BSuE53


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