Time resolved degree of polarization for human breast tissue

S. G. Demos, H. Savage, Alexandra S. Heerdt, S. Schantz, R. R. Alfano

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Polarized light propagating through the tissue retains the polarization information. The temporal profiles of the degree of polarization of the output light depends on the wavelength of the light and the type of the tissue that it propagates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)439-442
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Communications
Issue number5-6
StatePublished - Mar 15 1996
Externally publishedYes


  • Early light
  • Polarization
  • Scattering media
  • Tissues

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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