Simulation of the Thermal Processes

  • Kirill KulikovEmail author
Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)


We propose the mathematical model for calculation of the hyperthymia of a multilayer biological structure under the action of laser radiation. For the case in vivo, the dependences of the temperature field on the refractive index and absorption coefficient of the biological tissue under study (epidermis, the upper derma layer, the lower derma layer, blood and its corpuscles) are determined. The obtained quantitative estimates can be used to predict the changes in the optical properties of the biological structure that are caused by the biophysical, biochemical, and physiological processes during the action of a nonpolarized monochromatic radiation flow on the structure surface.


Biological tissues Thermophysical characteristics Heat conduction equation Arrhenius law 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Higher MathematicsSt. Petersburg Polytechnical State UnivSt. PetersburgRussia

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