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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2005
  • pp: 412–414

Bulk optical parameters of porcine skin dermis at eight wavelengths from 325 to 1557 nm

Xiaoyan Ma, Jun Qing Lu, Huafeng Ding, and Xin-Hua Hu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 4, pp. 412-414 (2005)

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We introduce a method with which to obtain accurately the bulk optical parameters of fresh biological tissues in vitro by combining measurements of the sample surface profiles, reflectance, and transmittances with Monte Carlo-based inverse calculations. The bulk optical parameters of fresh porcine dermis tissue were determined at eight wavelengths from 325 to 1557 nm and were found to be much different from those determined without consideration of surface roughness.

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OCIS Codes
(170.3660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Light propagation in tissues
(170.4730) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical pathology
(290.5880) Scattering : Scattering, rough surfaces

Xiaoyan Ma, Jun Qing Lu, Huafeng Ding, and Xin-Hua Hu, "Bulk optical parameters of porcine skin dermis at eight wavelengths from 325 to 1557 nm," Opt. Lett. 30, 412-414 (2005)

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