19 May 2006 Applications of terahertz spectral imaging-diagnostics in dentistry
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We present a review on terahertz diagnostics in dentistry. Time domain and spectral domain imaging studies are compared. Imaging built on mapping time-domain dependencies delivers the information on mechanisms of light transport in tissue: ballistic, quasi-ballistic and diffusive photon transfer. Imaging utilizing transform in frequency-domain provides a wealth of data on specific characterization of object: spectral and chemical content, tissue structure and composition and various kind of tissue abnormalities.
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N. N. Zinov'ev, A. S. Nikoghosyan, J. M. Chamberlain, "Applications of terahertz spectral imaging-diagnostics in dentistry", Proc. SPIE 6257, ICONO 2005: Nonlinear Laser Spectroscopy, High Precision Measurements, and Laser Biomedicine and Chemistry, 62570P (19 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.678373; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.678373
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