, Volume 99, Issue 5, pp 836-842

Optical properties of the subcutaneous adipose tissue in the spectral range 400–2500 nm

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Abstract

The optical characteristics of subcutaneous adipose tissue are studied in the wavelength range 400–2500 nm. The experiments are conducted in vitro using a Cary 2415 spectrophotometer. Based on the measured diffuse reflectance and total transmittance spectra, the spectra of the absorption and transport scattering coefficients are calculated in terms of the inverse adding-doubling method.

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Translated from Optika i Spektroskopiya, Vol. 99, No. 5, 2005, pp. 868–874.
Original Russian Text Copyright © 2005 by Bashkatov, Genina, Kochubey, Tuchin.