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

The Spatial Sensitivity Profile for Various Source Detector Separations in NIR to Eliminate Skin Effect in Brain Imaging

Ahu N. Turkoglu, Ayse E. Ercan, Omer Sayli, Deniz Nevsehirli, and Ata Akin

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BIOMED.2008.BSuE78


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Abstract

We investigated the contribution of photons crossing the surface by liquid phantom experiments and MCML simulations. The first 3mm is found to be negligible in an array probe design eliminating skin contamination on NIRS measurements.

© 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
(170.5280) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photon migration

Citation
A. N. Turkoglu, A. E. Ercan, O. Sayli, D. Nevsehirli, and A. Akin, "The Spatial Sensitivity Profile for Various Source Detector Separations in NIR to Eliminate Skin Effect in Brain Imaging," in Biomedical Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper BSuE78.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=BIOMED-2008-BSuE78


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