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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2012
  • pp: 951–953

Source location from fluorescence lifetime in disordered media

N. Irishina, M. Moscoso, and R. Carminati  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 5, pp. 951-953 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.000951


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Abstract

We show that the source location problem can be solved in a scattering medium using the fluorescence lifetime and realistic a priori information. The intrinsic ill-posedness of the problem is reduced when the level of scattering increases. This work is a proof of principle demonstrating the high potential of quantitative lifetime imaging in complex media.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.2510) Physical optics : Fluorescence
(290.3200) Scattering : Inverse scattering

ToC Category:
Scattering

History
Original Manuscript: December 5, 2011
Revised Manuscript: February 1, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: February 1, 2012
Published: February 28, 2012

Virtual Issues
Vol. 7, Iss. 5 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
N. Irishina, M. Moscoso, and R. Carminati, "Source location from fluorescence lifetime in disordered media," Opt. Lett. 37, 951-953 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-5-951


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