Beyond the diffusion approximation

Andreas Hielscher, Alexander D. Klose

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


The diffusion approximation leads to an inaccurate description of light transport in high-absorbing and void-like areas within the body. It is discussed how this affects image reconstruction schemes, and alternative techniques are presented that overcome this problem.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBiomedical Optical Spectroscopy and Diagnostics, T. Li, ed., Vol. 38 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optica Publishing Group, 2000)
StatePublished - 2000


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