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Chinese Optics Letters


  • Vol. 6, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2008
  • pp: 935–937

Fast Monte Carlo inversion for extracting the optical properties of tubular tissues

Huijuan Zhao, Xiaoqing Zhou, Julan Liang, and Shunqi Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 6, Issue 12, pp. 935-937 (2008)

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Reconstruction of absorption coefficient \mu_{a} and scattering coefficient \mu_{s} is very important for applications of diffuse optical tomography and near infrared spectroscopy. Aiming at the early cancer detection of cervix and stomach, we present a fast inverse Monte-Carlo scheme for extracting \mu_{a} and \mu_{s} of a tubular tissue from the measurement on frequency domain. Results show that the computation time for reconstructing one set of \mu_{a} and \mu_{s} is less than 1 min and the relative errors in reconstruction are less than +-10% for the optical properties of normal cervical tissue and precancerous lesions.

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OCIS Codes
(120.3890) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Medical optics instrumentation
(290.1990) Scattering : Diffusion
(290.7050) Scattering : Turbid media
(300.1030) Spectroscopy : Absorption

Huijuan Zhao, Xiaoqing Zhou, Julan Liang, and Shunqi Zhang, "Fast Monte Carlo inversion for extracting the optical properties of tubular tissues," Chin. Opt. Lett. 6, 935-937 (2008)

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