We examine the validity of the independent-scattering assumption of particle sizing in biophotonics applications via full-wave solutions. We find a complex dependence of biological tissue’s optical properties on its multi-scale organization of intracellular particles.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.6510) Medical optics and biotechnology : Spectroscopy, tissue diagnostics
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles
W. Yip and X. Li, "Multiple Scattering Effects on Particle Sizing in Optical Characterization of Biological Tissues," in Frontiers in Optics 2007/Laser Science XXIII/Organic Materials and Devices for Displays and Energy Conversion, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper FWV5.
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