Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2014, Article ID 241364, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/241364
Research Article

Reflectance of Biological Turbid Tissues under Wide Area Illumination: Single Backward Scattering Approach

Department of Physics, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada M5B 2K3

Received 19 December 2013; Accepted 3 February 2014; Published 10 March 2014

Academic Editor: Victor Loschenov

Copyright © 2014 Guennadi Saiko and Alexandre Douplik. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. V. V. Tuchin, Tissue Optics: Light Scattering Methods and Instruments for Medical Diagnosis, vol. 166, SPIE Press, Bellingham, Wash, USA, 2nd edition, 2007.
  2. S. A. Prahl, M. Keijzer, S. L. Jacques, and A. J. Welch, “A Monte Carlo model for light propagation in tissue,” in Dosimetry of Laser Radiation in Medicine and Biology, G. Muller and D. Sliney, Eds., vol. 5 of SPIE Series, pp. 102–111, 1989. View at Google Scholar
  3. S. A. Prahl, M. J. C. van Gemert, and A. J. Welch, “Determining the optical properties of turbid media by suing the adding-doubling method,” Applied Optics, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 559–568, 1993. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. A. Kienle, L. Lilge, M. S. Patterson, R. Hibst, R. Steiner, and B. C. Wilson, “Spatially resolved absolute diffuse reflectance measurements for noninvasive determination of the optical scattering and absorption coefficients of biological tissue,” Applied Optics, vol. 35, no. 13, pp. 2304–2314, 1996. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. R. Reif, O. A'Amar, and I. J. Bigio, “Analytical model of light reflectance for extraction of the optical properties in small volumes of turbid media,” Applied Optics, vol. 46, no. 29, pp. 7317–7328, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. L. T. Perelman, J. Wu, I. Itzkan, and M. S. Feld, “Photon migration in turbid media using path integrals,” Physical Review Letters, vol. 72, no. 9, pp. 1341–1344, 1994. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. R. P. Feynman and A. R. Hibbs, Quantum Mechanics and Path Integrals, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, USA, 1965.
  8. T. Harrison, J. C. Ranasinghesagara, H. Lu, K. Mathewson, A. Walsh, and R. J. Zemp, “Combined photoacoustic and ultrasound biomicroscopy,” Optics Express, vol. 17, no. 24, pp. 22041–22046, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. A. Kim and B. C. Wilson, “Measurement of ex vivo and in vivo tissue optical properties: methods and theories,” in Optical-Thermal Response of Laser-Irradiated Tissue, A. J. Welch, Ed., pp. 267–319, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2nd edition, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  10. S. C. Kanick, D. J. Robinson, H. J. Sterenborg, and A. Amelink, “Monte Carlo analysis of single fiber reflectance spectroscopy: photon path length and sampling depth,” Physics in Medicine and Biology, vol. 54, no. 22, pp. 6991–7008, 2009. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. L. G. Henyey and J. L. Greenstein, “Diffuse radiation in the galaxy,” Nature, vol. 147, no. 3733, pp. 613–626, 1941. View at Google Scholar
  12. G. Saiko and A. Douplik, “Real-time optical monitoring of capillary grid spatial pattern in epithelium by spatially resolved diffuse reflectance probe,” Journal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences, vol. 5, no. 2, Article ID 1250005, 9 pages, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  13. P. Kubelka and F. Munk, “Ein beitragzur optik der farbanstriche,” Zeitschrift für Technische Physik, vol. 12, pp. 593–601, 1931. View at Google Scholar
  14. V. Džimbeg-Malčić, Ž. Barbarić-Mikočević, and K. Itrić, “Kubelka-Munk theory in describing optical properties of paper (I),” Technical Gazette, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 117–124, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  15. L. Reynolds, C. Johnson, and A. Ishimaru, “Diffuse reflectance from a finite blood medium: applications to the modeling of fiber optic catheters,” Applied Optics, vol. 15, no. 9, pp. 2059–2067, 1976. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. R. A. J. Groenhuis, H. A. Ferwerda, and J. J. T. Bosch, “Scattering and absorption of turbid materials determined from reflection measurements,” Applied Optics, vol. 22, no. 16, pp. 2456–2462, 1983. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. T. J. Farrell, M. S. Patterson, and B. C. Wilson, “A diffusion theory model of spatially resolved, steady-state diffuse reflectance for the noninvasive determination of tissue optical properties in vivo,” Medical Physics, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 879–888, 1992. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. J. L. Saunderson, “Calculation of the color pigmented plastics,” Journal of the Optical Society of America, vol. 32, no. 12, pp. 727–729, 1942. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar