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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 1996
  • pp: 916–918

Photon diffusion on the velocity sphere

A. Ya Polishchuk and R. R. Alfano  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 13, pp. 916-918 (1996)

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The concept of photon diffusion on the velocity sphere and the non-Euclidean diffusion equation (NED) are introduced to describe photon migration in highly forward-scattering random media. The NED covers the ballistic, transient, and developed diffusion modes of photon migration in random media. An approximate analytic solution to the NED is presented.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 24, 1996
Published: July 1, 1996

A. Ya Polishchuk and R. R. Alfano, "Photon diffusion on the velocity sphere," Opt. Lett. 21, 916-918 (1996)

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