In response to the comment of Schins and Müller [Appl. Opt. <b>41,</b> 1995 (2002)] on a recent paper by Blanca and Saloma [Appl. Opt. <b>39,</b> 5187 (2000)], I discuss briefly the conditions in which the potential benefits of third-harmonic generation imaging are achieved in a highly scattering medium. The approximations that were adapted in Blanca and Saloma’s Monte Carlo simulation are also explained.
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Caesar Saloma, "Third-Harmonic Generation Microscopy in Highly Scattering Media: Reply to Comment," Appl. Opt. 41, 1996-1997 (2002)