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Measurement of absorption and scattering spectra of chicken breast with oblique incidence reflectometry

[+] Author Affiliations
Guillermo Marquez, Lihong V. Wang

Texas A&M Univ. (USA)

Shao-Pow Lin

Washington Univ. (USA)

Steven L. Jacques

Oregon Medical Laser Ctr. (USA)

Frank K. Tittel

Rice Univ. (USA)

Sharon L. Thomsen, Jon A. Schwartz

Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Ctr. (USA)

Proc. SPIE 2976, Biomedical Sensing, Imaging, and Tracking Technologies II, 306 (June 16, 1997); doi:10.1117/12.275539
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  • Biomedical Sensing, Imaging, and Tracking Technologies II
  • Tuan Vo-Dinh; Robert A. Lieberman; Gerald G. Vurek; Abraham Katzir
  • San Jose, CA, USA | February 08, 1997

abstract

Oblique incidence relfectometry is a simple and accurate method for measuring the absorption and reduced scattering coefficients of turbid media. We used this technique to deduce absorption and reduced scattering spectra from wavelength resolved measurements of the relative diffuse reflectance profile of white light. In this study we measured the absorption and reduced scattering coefficients of chicken breast in the visible with the oblique incidence probe oriented at 0, 30, 60, and 90 degrees relative to the muscle fibers. We found that the reconstructed optical properties varied with probe orientation. This experiment demonstrates (1) the application of oblique-incidence fiber- optic reflectometry to measurements on biological tissue and (2) the effect of structural anisotropy on optical properties.

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Guillermo Marquez ; Lihong V. Wang ; Shao-Pow Lin ; Steven L. Jacques ; Frank K. Tittel, et al.
"Measurement of absorption and scattering spectra of chicken breast with oblique incidence reflectometry", Proc. SPIE 2976, Biomedical Sensing, Imaging, and Tracking Technologies II, 306 (June 16, 1997); doi:10.1117/12.275539; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.275539


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