A Measurement System for Otoscopic Spectroscopy in vivo
Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 31)
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In · connection with holographic interferometry for investigating the vibration patterns of human tympanic membranes, spectroscopic properties of the eardrum are of practical interest. When using a ruby laser system for double-exposure holography, the wavelength is fixed. However, continous wave lasers with different wavelengths are used for real-time vibration analysis methods such as electronic speckle pattern interferometry. In this case it is possible to choose an optimum wavelength to maximize the energy reflected. A large amount of backscattered light is desirable for two reasons:
the possibility of photobiological effects on the eardrum is minimized
the picture quality of interferograms increases with the strengths of the lighting.
KeywordsTympanic Membrane Holographic Interferometry Electronic Speckle Pattern Interferometry Backscatter Light Relative Reflection
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