Pulse wave scattering by an absorber and integrated attenuation in the diffusion approximation
JOSA A, Vol. 14, Issue 1, pp. 267-274 (1997)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.14.000267
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Abstract
The diffusion equation derived from the space–time transport equation, in contrast to the conventional diffusion equation, should have a diffusion coefficient perfectly independent of the attenuation coefficient, γ_{ab}, without any constraint on the magnitude of γ_{ab} and also on its possible spatial inhomogeneity; however, in the case of time-independent diffusion equations, including those for intensity-modulated density waves, such parameters are subjected to constraints including both γ_{ab} and the modulation frequency. Basic equations for a fixed scatterer embedded in the random medium are presented with reference to previous papers, with some applications. A previous expression for integrated attenuation in a slowly changing medium of γ_{ab} is improved to be valid to second order of
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Koichi Furutsu, "Pulse wave scattering by an absorber and integrated attenuation in the diffusion approximation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 14, 267-274 (1997)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-14-1-267
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