We present a methodology for standardizing measurements of cylindrical diffusers and a way to evaluate the impact that particular emission characteristics have on light dosimetry, using Monte Carlo modeling for interstitial and interstitial tissue geometries.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Light propagation in tissues
(170.3890) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics instrumentation
C. A. Rendon, D. Côté, L. Vesselov, and L. Lilge, "Characterization of the Modeled Fluence Distribution of Real Cylindrical Diffusers in the Intraluminal and Interstitial Settings," in Therapeutic Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions II, H. van den Bergh and A. Vogel, eds., Vol. 5863 of Proc. SPIE (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper TuA2.
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