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Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

| EXPLORING THE INTERFACE OF LIGHT AND BIOMEDICINE

  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 5, Iss. 11 — Aug. 25, 2010

Application of sphere-cylinder scattering model to skeletal muscle

Honghui He, Nan Zeng, Ran Liao, Tianliang Yun, Wei Li, Yonghong He, and Hui Ma  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 14, pp. 15104-15112 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.015104


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Abstract

By comparing the spatially resolved unpolarized, polarized reflectance and Mueller matrix elements of skeletal muscle with a scattering medium containing polystyrene microspheres and silk fibers, we demonstrate that the sphere-cylinder scattering model (SCSM) can reproduce the characteristic features of skeletal muscle. Both experiments and polarization sensitive Monte Carlo simulation provide evidences that SCSM may be used to characterize the structural and optical properties of skeletal muscle.

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OCIS Codes
(170.3660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Light propagation in tissues
(290.5855) Scattering : Scattering, polarization

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

History
Original Manuscript: April 8, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 28, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 23, 2010
Published: June 30, 2010

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Vol. 5, Iss. 11 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Honghui He, Nan Zeng, Ran Liao, Tianliang Yun, Wei Li, Yonghong He, and Hui Ma, "Application of sphere-cylinder scattering model to skeletal muscle," Opt. Express 18, 15104-15112 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-14-15104


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