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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2000
  • pp: 7–9

Frequency-domain technique for optical property measurements in moderately scattering media

Martina Gerken, Devon Godfrey, and Gregory W. Faris  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 1, pp. 7-9 (2000)

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We demonstrate a reflection geometry frequency-domain technique that is suitable for measurement of the optical properties of a medium with moderate scatter and absorption (μs and μa ~ 1 m-1). Variations in absorption and scatter produce opposing tends in the amplitude signal and common trends in the phase signal, allowing unique determination of absorption and scattering coefficients for a given phase function. An analytical model based on single-scattering events gives good agreement with experimental measurements.

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OCIS Codes
(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.4450) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Oceanic optics
(120.5820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Scattering measurements
(170.5270) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photon density waves
(280.3420) Remote sensing and sensors : Laser sensors
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering

Martina Gerken, Devon Godfrey, and Gregory W. Faris, "Frequency-domain technique for optical property measurements in moderately scattering media," Opt. Lett. 25, 7-9 (2000)

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