Time-resolved optical spectroscopy technique in the visible/NIR region (700-1080 nm) is employed to characterize wood samples previously degraded and subsequently consolidated by isoeugenol treatment. Preliminary measurements of absorption spectrum of lignin and cellulose are shown.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.7050) Medical optics and biotechnology : Turbid media
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6500) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, time-resolved
C. D'Andrea, A. Farina, D. Comelli, A. Pifferi, P. Taroni, G. Valentini, R. Cubeddu, L. Zoia, M. Orlandi, and A. Kienle, "Wood Characterization by Diffuse Time-Resolved Optical Spectroscopy," in Laser Applications to Chemical, Security and Environmental Analysis, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper LTuC5.