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Transillumination of highly scattering media by polarized light

  • Evgenii E. Gorodnichev
  • Sergei V. Ivliev
  • Alexander I. Kuzovlev
  • Dmitrii B. Rogozkin
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Abstract

Visualization of various objects hidden in highly scattering turbid media is one of the most general and important problems of modern statistical and biomedical optics. Significant interest in this field in the last two decades was stimulated by diagnostic applications [1–8]. The major difficulty encountered in imaging through these media is due to the multiple scattering effect. Multiple scattering leads to loss of directionality of the incident beam, resulting in the image blurring. There are several approaches to the problem of imaging through highly scattering media using infrared and visible light [1–8]. Some of them are concentrated on selecting ‘image bearing’ photons.

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Multiple Scattering Linear Polarization Turbid Medium Polystyrene Microsphere Depolarization Ratio 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Evgenii E. Gorodnichev
    • 1
  • Sergei V. Ivliev
    • 1
  • Alexander I. Kuzovlev
    • 1
  • Dmitrii B. Rogozkin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Theoretical PhysicsMoscow Engineering Physics InstituteMoscowRussia

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