One-Dimensional Transport Theory

  • Martin J. C. van Gemert
  • A. J. Welch
  • Willem M. Star
Part of the Lasers, Photonics, and Electro-Optics book series (LPEO)

Abstract

Light propagation in scattering and absorbing materials like tissue is usually described by the integro-differential equation of radiative transfer. There are two problems associated with the use of this equation.

Keywords

Transport Equation Light Propagation Diffusion Approximation Fluence Rate Incident Irradiance 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin J. C. van Gemert
    • 1
  • A. J. Welch
    • 2
  • Willem M. Star
    • 3
  1. 1.Laser CenterAcademic Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringThe University of Texas at AustinAustinUSA
  3. 3.Department of Clinical PhysicsDr. Daniel Den Hoed Cancer CenterRotterdamThe Netherlands

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