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Table 1 Physical constants used for the various tissue layers used in this model [14,15,16,17,18,19]

From: Effect of wavelength and beam width on penetration in light-tissue interaction using computational methods

  k (W m−1 K−1) ρ (kg m−3) c (J kg−1 K−1) Refractive index Anisotropy factor
Epidermis 0.5 1200 3600 1.34 0.789
Dermis 0.53 1200 3800 1.37 0.789
Hair 0.24 1210 3500 1.7 0.789