5 April 2018 Development and characterization of a snapshot Mueller matrix polarimeter for the determination of cervical cancer risk in the low resource setting
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Mueller Matrix polarimetry can provide useful information about the function and structure of the extracellular matrix. Mueller Matrix systems are sophisticated and costly optical tools that have been used primarily in the laboratory or in hospital settings. Here we introduce a low-cost snapshot Mueller Matrix polarimeter that that does not require external power, has no moving parts, and can acquire a full Mueller Matrix in less than 50 milliseconds. We utilized this technology in the study of cervical cancer in Mysore India, yet the system could be translated in multiple diagnostic applications.
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Jessica C. Ramella-Roman, Jessica C. Ramella-Roman, Mariacarla Gonzalez, Mariacarla Gonzalez, Joseph Chue-Sang , Joseph Chue-Sang , Karla Montejo, Karla Montejo, Karl Krup, Karl Krup, Vijaya Srinivas, Vijaya Srinivas, Edward DeHoog, Edward DeHoog, Purnima Madhivanan, Purnima Madhivanan, } "Development and characterization of a snapshot Mueller matrix polarimeter for the determination of cervical cancer risk in the low resource setting", Proc. SPIE 10485, Optics and Biophotonics in Low-Resource Settings IV, 104850X (5 April 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2290592; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2290592
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