An Introduction to Biomedical Optics

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Taylor & Francis, 2006 M12 13 - 632 pages
Many universities now offer a course in biomedical optics, but lack a textbook specifically addressing the topic. Intended to fill this gap, An Introduction to Biomedical Optics is the first comprehensive, introductory text describing both diagnostic and therapeutic optical methods in medicine. It provides the fundamental background needed for grad
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to the Use of Light for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities
3
Fundamental Electromagnetic Theory and Description of Light Sources
23
Classical Optics
69
Chapter 4 Review of Optical Interaction Properties
95
Chapter 5 LightTissue Interaction Variables
121
Chapter 6 LightTissue Interaction Theory
155
Chapter 7 Numerical and Deterministic Methods in LightTissue Interaction Theory
181
Photophyscial
219
Photophysical
345
Photochemical
377
Photobiological
389
Section III Diagnostic Applications of Light
423
Photophysical
425
Photochemical
531
Photobiological
551
Index
577

Photochemical
289
Photobiological
317
Section II Therapeutic Applications of Light
343
Back cover
603
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