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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2003
  • pp: 2383–2388

Photon time-of-flight distributions through turbid media directly measured with single-photon avalanche diodes

Maria Bondani, Davide Redaelli, Alessandro Spinelli, Alessandra Andreoni, Giuseppe Roberti, Patrizia Riccio, Raffaele Liuzzi, and Ivan Rech  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 20, Issue 11, pp. 2383-2388 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.20.002383


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Abstract

We present measurements of photon time-of-flight distributions for a 9-ps, 532-nm laser pulse traveling through Intralipid suspensions and compare the measurements with the results of Monte Carlo simulations that yield the corresponding temporal point-spread function. We show that to obtain satisfactory agreement of experiments and simulation results, one must assume a quadratic dependence of the scattering coefficient on the Intralipid concentration.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(040.3780) Detectors : Low light level
(040.6070) Detectors : Solid state detectors
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.7050) Scattering : Turbid media

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Maria Bondani, Davide Redaelli, Alessandro Spinelli, Alessandra Andreoni, Giuseppe Roberti, Patrizia Riccio, Raffaele Liuzzi, and Ivan Rech, "Photon time-of-flight distributions through turbid media directly measured with single-photon avalanche diodes," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 20, 2383-2388 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-20-11-2383


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