We propose a methodology to measure the absolute local absorption coefficient in biological tissue using photoacoustics in combination with reflection mode acousto-optics. We provide proof of the concept with numerical simulations and experiments.
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A. Hussain, K. Daoudi, E. Hondebrink, and W. Steenbergen, "Quantitative Photoacoustic Imaging by Acousto-Optically Measured Light Fluence," in Biomedical Optics and 3-D Imaging, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper BM2B.5.
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