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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2008
  • pp: 530–532

Monte Carlo simulation of photon migration path in turbid media

Jiangang Wang, Guiying Wang, and Zhizhan Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 6, Issue 7, pp. 530-532 (2008)


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Abstract

A new method of Monte Carlo simulation is developed to simulate the photon migration path in a scattering medium after an ultrashort-pulse laser beam comes into the medium. The most probable trajectory of photons at an instant can be obtained with this method. How the photon migration paths are affected by the optical parameters of the scattering medium is analyzed. It is also concluded that the absorption coefficient has no effect on the most probable trajectory of photons.

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OCIS Codes
(170.5280) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photon migration
(170.7050) Medical optics and biotechnology : Turbid media
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering

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Jiangang Wang, Guiying Wang, and Zhizhan Xu, "Monte Carlo simulation of photon migration path in turbid media," Chin. Opt. Lett. 6, 530-532 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-6-7-530


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