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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 16 — Jun. 1, 1999
  • pp: 3681–3685

Time-resolved transmission through homogeneous scattering media: time-response effects

Michel Morin, Alain Mailloux, Yves Painchaud, and Pierre Beaudry  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 16, pp. 3681-3685 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.38.003681


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Abstract

An analytical expression has been obtained that describes the time variation of time-resolved signals transmitted through or reflected by a homogeneous scattering slab as measured with a detection system having a square-impulse response. This expression can be used to improve the match between theoretical and experimental time-resolved signals measured with a system having a finite response time. It can also be used to assess the effect of a finite detection response time on the time-domain characterization of a turbid medium. The expression can be adapted to detection systems that are not time invariant.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.5820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Scattering measurements
(170.3830) Medical optics and biotechnology : Mammography
(170.5280) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photon migration
(170.6920) Medical optics and biotechnology : Time-resolved imaging
(170.7050) Medical optics and biotechnology : Turbid media

History
Original Manuscript: December 4, 1998
Revised Manuscript: March 22, 1999
Published: June 1, 1999

Citation
Michel Morin, Alain Mailloux, Yves Painchaud, and Pierre Beaudry, "Time-resolved transmission through homogeneous scattering media: time-response effects," Appl. Opt. 38, 3681-3685 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-38-16-3681


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