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Measurement of particle size distribution in multilayered skin phantoms using polarized light spectroscopy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11909108     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report on the ability to use polarized light to measure the particle size distribution of thin layers of polystyrene microspheres on top of a solid Intralipid phantom. The optical properties of each layer were adjusted to match the absorption and scattering properties of the epidermis (polystyrene layer) and dermis (Intralipid layer). Polarized light was used to discriminate between light scattered from the top layer of polystyrene and the lower layer of Intralipid. In this paper we also study the effect of the thickness of the top layer on the ability to reconstruct the polystyrene size distribution.
Authors:
Matthew Bartlett; Huabei Jiang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.     Date:  2002-02-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics     Volume:  65     ISSN:  1539-3755     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys     Publication Date:  2002 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-03-22     Completed Date:  2002-06-10     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136452     Medline TA:  Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  031906     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 29634, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Biophysical Phenomena
Biophysics
Epidermis / pathology
Humans
Models, Statistical
Phantoms, Imaging
Skin / pathology*
Skin Physiological Phenomena*
Spectrophotometry / instrumentation,  methods
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
AR46427/AR/NIAMS NIH HHS

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