8 January 2008 Near infrared spectrum simulation applied to human skin for diagnosis
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This research proposes a new method for skin diagnose using near infrared as the light source (750nm~1300nm). Compared to UV and visible light, near infrared might penetrate relatively deep into biological soft tissue in some cases although NIR absorption property of tissue is not a constant for water, fat, and collagen etc. In the research, NIR absorption and scattering properties for skin are discussed firstly using the theory of molecule vibration from Quantum physics and Solid State Physics; secondly the practical model for various NIR absorption spectrum to skin tissue are done by optical simulation for human skin. Finally, experiments are done for further identification of proposed model for human skin and its reaction to near infrared. Results show success with identification from both theory and experiments.
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Chen-Mu Tsai, Chen-Mu Tsai, Yi-Chin Fang, Yi-Chin Fang, Chih-Yu Wang, Chih-Yu Wang, Pin-Chun Chiu, Pin-Chun Chiu, Guo-Ying Wu, Guo-Ying Wu, Wei-Chi Zheng, Wei-Chi Zheng, Shih-Hao Chemg, Shih-Hao Chemg, } "Near infrared spectrum simulation applied to human skin for diagnosis", Proc. SPIE 6826, Optics in Health Care and Biomedical Optics III, 68262G (8 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.756407; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.756407
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