2 February 2012 Optical properties in simulated human skin at a wavelength of 633 nm
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We report the construction and characterization at a wavelength of 633 nm of a polyurethane multi layered phantom with optical properties similar to a stratified model of human skin. During the construction of this phantom, integrating sphere technique was used to measure transmittance and reflectance, and using the inversion method IAD, to ensure that the optical properties of each layer corresponds to those in the design, measuring an exact replica of each one. A modified MCML code that includes the effects of lateral loss light and the spatial distribution of intensity at the entrance of the sample was used to compare the experimental transmittance and reflectance measurements of the whole phantom with the simulated ones obtained using the retrieved optical parameters in each layer.
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Beatriz Morales Cruzado, Sergio Vázquez y Montiel, José Alberto Delgado Atencio, "Optical properties in simulated human skin at a wavelength of 633 nm", Proc. SPIE 8229, Optical Diagnostics and Sensing XII: Toward Point-of-Care Diagnostics; and Design and Performance Validation of Phantoms Used in Conjunction with Optical Measurement of Tissue IV, 82291J (2 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.907109; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.907109
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