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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 4 — Dec. 25, 2003
  • pp: 245–248

Study of Propagation of Light along an Acupuncture Meridian

Chun-Ho Choi, Kwang-Sup Soh, Sang-Min Lee, and Gil-Won Yoon  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of the Optical Society of Korea, Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp. 245-248 (2003)

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Propagation of light along a pericardium meridian is measured and compared with that along a non-meridian path one cm away from the meridian. Source-light is illuminated on the Nei-Guan(PC6) and propagated light is detected at three points along the meridian. Four reference points are one cm away from the corresponding meridian points, respectively. Light propagates better along the meridian than the reference path with more than twenty percent difference for all the subjects tested.

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OCIS Codes
(170.3660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Light propagation in tissues
(170.4580) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical diagnostics for medicine
(170.5280) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photon migration

Original Manuscript: September 24, 2003
Published: December 1, 2003

Chun-Ho Choi, Kwang-Sup Soh, Sang-Min Lee, and Gil-Won Yoon, "Study of Propagation of Light along an Acupuncture Meridian," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 7, 245-248 (2003)

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