"Improved rejection of multiply scattered photons in confocal microscopy using dual-axes architecture," Optics Letters
Updated: Mar 24, 2014
Author(s): Larry K. Wong, Michael J. Mandella, Gordon S. Kino, and Thomas D. Wang
"We perform Monte Carlo simulations to show that the dual-axes (DA) confocal architecture has superior rejection of multiply scattered photons in tissue to that of single axis. As a result, the DA configuration provides improved signal-to-noise ratio and dynamic range, and thus is sensitive to ballistic photons from deeper within tissue, features that are particularly useful for performing vertical cross-sectional reflectance images in tissue."
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