6 June 1995 Measurement of thermally insulated skin temperature using an infrared fiber
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Proceedings Volume 2426, 9th Meeting on Optical Engineering in Israel; (1995) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.211194
Event: Optical Engineering in Israel: 9th Meeting, 1994, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Abstract
The temperature of uncovered skin does not provide useful information about the blood temperature and blood flow. The information obtained from the same measurement for thermally insulated skin is more significant. In the present study, noncontact measurement of the temperature of thermally insulated skin was performed, using a teflon cylinder with an infrared fiber which was applied on the skin of the hand. The fiber transmitted part of the infrared radiation emitted from the skin to an infrared radiometer. Preliminary results show that thermally insulated skin temperature can be obtained from measurements of the partial radiation transmitted through the thermal insulation device which was applied to the skin, and that this temperature is related to tissue blood flow more than uncovered skin temperature.
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Meir Nitzan, Meir Nitzan, Aner Lev, Aner Lev, Boris Khanokh, Boris Khanokh, } "Measurement of thermally insulated skin temperature using an infrared fiber", Proc. SPIE 2426, 9th Meeting on Optical Engineering in Israel, (6 June 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.211194; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.211194
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