23 August 2013 Realistic inhomogeneous phantoms using an equivalent black volume
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Abstract
Using Monte Carlo simulations we demonstrate that a realistic absorption inhomogeneity embedded in a diffusive medium can be effectively mimicked by a small black object of a proper volume (Equivalence Relation). Applying this concept we propose the construction of simple and well reproducible inhomogeneous phantoms.
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Fabrizio Martelli, Fabrizio Martelli, Antonio Pifferi, Antonio Pifferi, Davide Contini, Davide Contini, Lorenzo Spinelli, Lorenzo Spinelli, Alessandro Torricelli, Alessandro Torricelli, Mikhail Mazurenka, Mikhail Mazurenka, Heidrun Wabnitz, Heidrun Wabnitz, Rainer Macdonald, Rainer Macdonald, Angelo Sassaroli, Angelo Sassaroli, Paola Di Ninni, Paola Di Ninni, Giovanni Zaccanti, Giovanni Zaccanti, } "Realistic inhomogeneous phantoms using an equivalent black volume", Proc. SPIE 8804, Neurophotonics, 88040F (23 August 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2036290; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2036290
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