Abstract

We present an analytical technique that solves exactly, and in closed form, for the first and second moments of the spatial and angular positions of photon distributions in a multiple-scattering medium. The analysis leads to simple analytic expressions for these moments, both conditioned on the number of scatterings and summed over all scattering events. The conventional results for small-angle forward scattering, and for the diffusion regime, are recovered in the appropriate limiting cases.

© 1995 Optical Society of America

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