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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 26, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1403–1413

Stochastic modeling of light scattering with fluorescence using a Monte Carlo-based multiscale approach

Milos Sormaz, Tobias Stamm, Safer Mourad, and Patrick Jenny  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 26, Issue 6, pp. 1403-1413 (2009)

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This work deals with the efficient and accurate modeling of fluorescence in the context of stochastic Monte Carlo methods for which we propose a novel multiscale method. As in other approaches of this category, the transport theory is employed to describe the physics. The new framework was successfully applied for a quantitative assessment of halftone reflectance measurements with three different devices. It could be demonstrated that the described method is faster than classical Monte Carlo by multiple orders of magnitude, and that it is capable of correctly handling the geometrical device differences. It is also shown that optical dot gain is accurately predicted for the whole ink coverage range.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(030.5290) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon statistics
(030.5620) Coherence and statistical optics : Radiative transfer
(100.2810) Image processing : Halftone image reproduction
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering
(290.7050) Scattering : Turbid media

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

Original Manuscript: December 9, 2008
Revised Manuscript: April 7, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 14, 2009
Published: May 21, 2009

Milos Sormaz, Tobias Stamm, Safer Mourad, and Patrick Jenny, "Stochastic modeling of light scattering with fluorescence using a Monte Carlo-based multiscale approach," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 26, 1403-1413 (2009)

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