1 February 1995 Investigation of a light imaging system to detect small lesions in thick tissues
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Proceedings Volume 2329, Optical and Imaging Techniques in Biomedicine; (1995) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.200884
Event: International Symposium on Biomedical Optics Europe '94, 1994, Lille, France
Abstract
A light imaging system is being developed which can at this time detect and characterize small lesions on the surface and deep inside a tooth or tissue. It depends on the existence of light photons which can fully traverse a tooth in a straight path and therefore can make -- similar to x rays -- a clear shadow of a pathology on the receiver. To observe the very weak, transmitted, unscattered light rays a special patented system has been developed using collimated, narrow light beams and a highly sensitive, post collimated receiver which are rasterscanned over the entire sample. The image can be transferred in analog form to a film or observed after digitization on a 256 grayshade monitor. The light image can be observed in a regular or slower high sensitivity mode.
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Abund Ottokar Wist, Peter Moon, Steven Lynn Herr, Panos P. Fatouros, "Investigation of a light imaging system to detect small lesions in thick tissues", Proc. SPIE 2329, Optical and Imaging Techniques in Biomedicine, (1 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.200884; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.200884
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