We show that, when a turbid medium with a layered fluorophore distribution is excited by linearly polarized light, measurement of angle-resolved polarized fluorescence can provide depth-resolved fluorescence measurements.
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(170.3660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Light propagation in tissues
(170.6280) Medical optics and biotechnology : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence
(170.6510) Medical optics and biotechnology : Spectroscopy, tissue diagnostics
(170.7050) Medical optics and biotechnology : Turbid media
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
N. Ghosh, S. K. Majumder, H. S. Patel, and P. K. Gupta, "Depth-resolved fluorescence measurement in a layered turbid medium by polarized fluorescence spectroscopy," Opt. Lett. 30, 162-164 (2005)