We find an accurate probability density function for Monte Carlo sampling of a Gaussian laser beam, which can be used to accurately model light transport in tissue.
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Light propagation in tissues
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
I. A. E. Ghargomi and X. (J. ) Zhang, "Accurate Sampling of Gaussian Laser Beam Profile in Monte Carlo Simulation," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JThE30.
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