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  • Vol. 10, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1985
  • pp: 104–106

Blood flow observed by time-varying laser speckle

Hitoshi Fujii, Toshimitsu Asakura, Kunihiko Nohira, Yoshihisa Shintomi, and Takehiko Ohura  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 10, Issue 3, pp. 104-106 (1985)

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The temporal statistics of laser speckle from vascular tissues on skin surface have been measured. Based on a temporal spectral analysis of the speckle signal, a new method of monitoring skin blood flow is proposed.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: September 4, 1984
Manuscript Accepted: December 26, 1984
Published: March 1, 1985

Hitoshi Fujii, Kunihiko Nohira, Yoshihisa Shintomi, Toshimitsu Asakura, and Takehiko Ohura, "Blood flow observed by time-varying laser speckle," Opt. Lett. 10, 104-106 (1985)

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