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16 July 2002 Monte Carlo simulation using polarized light in biological tissue
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Polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography is a new important technique in biomedical imaging. To describe PS- OCT we have developed a Monte Carlo model for polarized light propagation in a multiple layered birefringent scattering medium based on the Jones formalism. Our algorithm makes it possible to derive the depth-resolved Stokes vector and Mueller matrix, which provides a compete characterization of the optical polarization properties of a biological tissue.
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Sergei V. Gangnus, Stephen John Matcher, and Igor Victorovich Meglinski "Monte Carlo simulation using polarized light in biological tissue", Proc. SPIE 4707, Saratov Fall Meeting 2001: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine III, (16 July 2002); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.475605
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