1 July 2008 Tutorial on diffuse light transport
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A tutorial introduction to diffuse light transport is presented. The basic analytic equations of time-resolved, steady-state and modulated light transport are introduced. The perturbation method for handling slight heterogeneities in optical properties is outlined. The treatment of boundary conditions such as an air/tissue surface is described. Finite mesh-based numerical methods are introduced to calculate the diffuse light field in complex tissues with arbitrary boundaries. Applications in tissue spectroscopy and imaging illustrate these theoretical and computational tools.
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Simon Jacques, Simon Jacques, Brian W. Pogue, Brian W. Pogue, } "Tutorial on diffuse light transport," Journal of Biomedical Optics 13(4), 041302 (1 July 2008). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2967535 . Submission:

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