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Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

| EXPLORING THE INTERFACE OF LIGHT AND BIOMEDICINE

  • Editors: Andrew Dunn and Anthony Durkin
  • Vol. 6, Iss. 4 — May. 4, 2011

Diffuse photon remission along unique spiral paths on a cylindrical interface is modeled by photon remission along a straight line on a semi-infinite interface

Anqi Zhang, Daqing Piao, Gang Yao, Charles F. Bunting, and Yuhao Jiang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 5, pp. 654-656 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.000654


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Abstract

We demonstrate that, for a long cylindrical applicator that interfaces concavely or convexly with a scattering-dominant medium, a unique set of spiral-shaped directions exist on the tissue–applicator interface, along which the diffuse photon remission is essentially modeled by the photon remission along a straight line on a semi-infinite interface. This interesting phenomenon, which is validated in steady state in this work by finite-element and Monte Carlo methods, may be particularly useful for simplifying deeper-tissue sensing in endoscopic imaging geometry.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(170.2150) Medical optics and biotechnology : Endoscopic imaging
(170.3660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Light propagation in tissues
(170.5280) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photon migration

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

History
Original Manuscript: December 13, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: January 21, 2011
Published: February 18, 2011

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Vol. 6, Iss. 4 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Anqi Zhang, Daqing Piao, Gang Yao, Charles F. Bunting, and Yuhao Jiang, "Diffuse photon remission along unique spiral paths on a cylindrical interface is modeled by photon remission along a straight line on a semi-infinite interface," Opt. Lett. 36, 654-656 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-5-654

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