Abstract

This paper reports on the optimization and assessment of a hyperspectral imaging-based spatially-resolved system for determination of the optical properties of biological materials over the wavelengths of 500-1,000 nm. Twelve model samples covering a wide range of absorption and reduced scattering coefficients were created to validate the hyperspectral imaging system, and their true values of absorption and reduced scattering coefficients were determined and then cross-validated using three commonly used methods (i.e., transmittance, integrating sphere, and empirical equation). Light beam and source-detector distance were optimized through Monte Carlo simulations and experiments for the model samples. The optimal light beam should be of Gaussian type with the diameter of less than 1 mm, and the optimal minimum and maximum source-detector distance should be 1.5 mm and 10-20 mean free paths, respectively. The optimized hyperspectral imaging-based spatially-resolved system achieved good estimation of the optical parameters.

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Andersson-Engels, S.

Aruna, P.

Avrillier, S.

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A. Torricelli, V. Quaresima, A. Pifferi, G. Biscotti, L. Spinelli, P. Taroni, M. Ferrari, and R. Cubeddu, “Mapping of calf muscle oxygenation and haemoglobin content during dynamic plantar flexion exercise by multi-channel time-resolved near-infrared spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 49(5), 685–699 (2004).
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Borghese, F.

Boyer, J.

Braichotte, D.

Brown, D. W.

S. Spichtig, R. Hornung, D. W. Brown, D. Haensse, and M. Wolf, “Multifrequency frequency-domain spectrometer for tissue analysis,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80(2), 024301 (2009).
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Butler, J.

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Cerussi, A.

N. Shah, A. Cerussi, C. Eker, J. Espinoza, J. Butler, J. Fishkin, R. Hornung, and B. Tromberg, “Noninvasive functional optical spectroscopy of human breast tissue,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 98(8), 4420–4425 (2001).
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Cletus, B.

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R. M. P. Doornbos, R. Lang, M. C. Aalders, F. W. Cross, and H. J. Sterenborg, “The determination of in vivo human tissue optical properties and absolute chromophore concentrations using spatially resolved steady-state diffuse reflectance spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 44(4), 967–981 (1999).
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D’Andrea, C.

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Denti, P.

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R. M. P. Doornbos, R. Lang, M. C. Aalders, F. W. Cross, and H. J. Sterenborg, “The determination of in vivo human tissue optical properties and absolute chromophore concentrations using spatially resolved steady-state diffuse reflectance spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 44(4), 967–981 (1999).
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Du, Y.

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N. Shah, A. Cerussi, C. Eker, J. Espinoza, J. Butler, J. Fishkin, R. Hornung, and B. Tromberg, “Noninvasive functional optical spectroscopy of human breast tissue,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 98(8), 4420–4425 (2001).
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N. Shah, A. Cerussi, C. Eker, J. Espinoza, J. Butler, J. Fishkin, R. Hornung, and B. Tromberg, “Noninvasive functional optical spectroscopy of human breast tissue,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 98(8), 4420–4425 (2001).
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Farrell, T. J.

T. J. Farrell, M. S. Patterson, and B. Wilson, “A diffusion theory model of spatially resolved, steady-state diffuse reflectance for the noninvasive determination of tissue optical properties in vivo,” Med. Phys. 19(4), 879–888 (1992).
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Feng, T. C.

Ferrari, M.

A. Torricelli, V. Quaresima, A. Pifferi, G. Biscotti, L. Spinelli, P. Taroni, M. Ferrari, and R. Cubeddu, “Mapping of calf muscle oxygenation and haemoglobin content during dynamic plantar flexion exercise by multi-channel time-resolved near-infrared spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 49(5), 685–699 (2004).
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Fishkin, J.

N. Shah, A. Cerussi, C. Eker, J. Espinoza, J. Butler, J. Fishkin, R. Hornung, and B. Tromberg, “Noninvasive functional optical spectroscopy of human breast tissue,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 98(8), 4420–4425 (2001).
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Foster, T. H.

Fuselier, T.

Giusto, A.

Grosenick, D.

Haensse, D.

S. Spichtig, R. Hornung, D. W. Brown, D. Haensse, and M. Wolf, “Multifrequency frequency-domain spectrometer for tissue analysis,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80(2), 024301 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Hale, G. M.

Haskell, R. C.

Honold, S.

M. Pilz, S. Honold, and A. Kienle, “Determination of the optical properties of turbid media by measurements of the spatially resolved reflectance considering the point-spread function of the camera system,” J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054047 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Hornung, R.

S. Spichtig, R. Hornung, D. W. Brown, D. Haensse, and M. Wolf, “Multifrequency frequency-domain spectrometer for tissue analysis,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80(2), 024301 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

N. Shah, A. Cerussi, C. Eker, J. Espinoza, J. Butler, J. Fishkin, R. Hornung, and B. Tromberg, “Noninvasive functional optical spectroscopy of human breast tissue,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 98(8), 4420–4425 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Hu, X. H.

Hull, E. L.

Iatì, M. A.

Ingvar, C.

T. Svensson, J. Swartling, P. Taroni, A. Torricelli, P. Lindblom, C. Ingvar, and S. Andersson-Engels, “Characterization of normal breast tissue heterogeneity using time-resolved near-infrared spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 50(11), 2559–2571 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Jacobs, K. M.

Jacques, S. L.

L. H. Wang, S. L. Jacques, and L. Q. Zheng, “CONV--convolution for responses to a finite diameter photon beam incident on multi-layered tissues,” Comput. Methods Programs Biomed. 54(3), 141–150 (1997).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. H. Wang, S. L. Jacques, and L. Q. Zheng, “MCML - Monte Carlo modeling of light transport in multilayered tissues,” Comput. Methods Prog. Bio. 47(2), 131–146 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Johnson, D.

Johnson, T. M.

Jordan, R.

B. Cletus, R. Künnemeyer, P. Martinsen, A. McGlone, and R. Jordan, “Characterizing liquid turbid media by frequency-domain photon-migration spectroscopy,” J. Biomed. Opt. 14(2), 024041 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Kienle, A.

M. Pilz, S. Honold, and A. Kienle, “Determination of the optical properties of turbid media by measurements of the spatially resolved reflectance considering the point-spread function of the camera system,” J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054047 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Kienle and M. S. Patterson, “Improved solutions of the steady-state and the time-resolved diffusion equations for reflectance from a semi-infinite turbid medium,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 14(1), 246–254 (1997).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Kirillin, M. Y.

A. V. Bykov, M. Y. Kirillin, A. V. Priezzhev, and R. Myllyla, “Simulations of a spatially resolved reflectometry signal from a highly scattering three-layer medium applied to the problem of glucose sensing in human skin,” Quantum Electron. 36(12), 1125–1130 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Künnemeyer, R.

B. Cletus, R. Künnemeyer, P. Martinsen, A. McGlone, and R. Jordan, “Characterizing liquid turbid media by frequency-domain photon-migration spectroscopy,” J. Biomed. Opt. 14(2), 024041 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Lang, R.

R. M. P. Doornbos, R. Lang, M. C. Aalders, F. W. Cross, and H. J. Sterenborg, “The determination of in vivo human tissue optical properties and absolute chromophore concentrations using spatially resolved steady-state diffuse reflectance spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 44(4), 967–981 (1999).
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Lankenau, E.

J. Welzel, C. Reinhardt, E. Lankenau, C. Winter, and H. H. Wolff, “Changes in function and morphology of normal human skin: evaluation using optical coherence tomography,” Br. J. Dermatol. 150(2), 220–225 (2004).
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Lindblom, P.

T. Svensson, J. Swartling, P. Taroni, A. Torricelli, P. Lindblom, C. Ingvar, and S. Andersson-Engels, “Characterization of normal breast tissue heterogeneity using time-resolved near-infrared spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 50(11), 2559–2571 (2005).
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Lu, J. Q.

Lu, R.

H. Cen and R. Lu, “Quantification of the optical properties of two-layer turbid materials using a hyperspectral imaging-based spatially-resolved technique,” Appl. Opt. 48(29), 5612–5623 (2009).
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J. Qin and R. Lu, “Measurement of the optical properties of fruits and vegetables using spatially resolved hyperspectral diffuse reflectance imaging technique,” Postharvest Biol. Technol. 49(3), 355–365 (2008).
[CrossRef]

J. Qin and R. Lu, “Measurement of the absorption and scattering properties of turbid liquid foods using hyperspectral imaging,” Appl. Spectrosc. 61(4), 388–396 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

R. Lu and Y. R. Chen, “Hyperspectral imaging system for safety inspection of food and agricultural products,” Proc. SPIE 3544, 121–133 (1999).

Macdonald, R.

Martelli, F.

Martinsen, P.

B. Cletus, R. Künnemeyer, P. Martinsen, A. McGlone, and R. Jordan, “Characterizing liquid turbid media by frequency-domain photon-migration spectroscopy,” J. Biomed. Opt. 14(2), 024041 (2009).
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McAdams, M. S.

McGlone, A.

B. Cletus, R. Künnemeyer, P. Martinsen, A. McGlone, and R. Jordan, “Characterizing liquid turbid media by frequency-domain photon-migration spectroscopy,” J. Biomed. Opt. 14(2), 024041 (2009).
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Möller, M.

Monnier, P.

Mourant, J. R.

Myllyla, R.

A. V. Bykov, M. Y. Kirillin, A. V. Priezzhev, and R. Myllyla, “Simulations of a spatially resolved reflectometry signal from a highly scattering three-layer medium applied to the problem of glucose sensing in human skin,” Quantum Electron. 36(12), 1125–1130 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Nghiem, H. L.

Nichols, M. G.

Nicolaï, B. M.

Patterson, M. S.

B. C. Wilson and M. S. Patterson, “The physics, biophysics and technology of photodynamic therapy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 53(9), R61–R109 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Kienle and M. S. Patterson, “Improved solutions of the steady-state and the time-resolved diffusion equations for reflectance from a semi-infinite turbid medium,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 14(1), 246–254 (1997).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

T. J. Farrell, M. S. Patterson, and B. Wilson, “A diffusion theory model of spatially resolved, steady-state diffuse reflectance for the noninvasive determination of tissue optical properties in vivo,” Med. Phys. 19(4), 879–888 (1992).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Pedersen, C. B.

Pham, T. H.

Pifferi, A.

Pilz, M.

M. Pilz, S. Honold, and A. Kienle, “Determination of the optical properties of turbid media by measurements of the spatially resolved reflectance considering the point-spread function of the camera system,” J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054047 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Prahl, S. A.

Priezzhev, A. V.

A. V. Bykov, M. Y. Kirillin, A. V. Priezzhev, and R. Myllyla, “Simulations of a spatially resolved reflectometry signal from a highly scattering three-layer medium applied to the problem of glucose sensing in human skin,” Quantum Electron. 36(12), 1125–1130 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Qin, J.

J. Qin and R. Lu, “Measurement of the optical properties of fruits and vegetables using spatially resolved hyperspectral diffuse reflectance imaging technique,” Postharvest Biol. Technol. 49(3), 355–365 (2008).
[CrossRef]

J. Qin and R. Lu, “Measurement of the absorption and scattering properties of turbid liquid foods using hyperspectral imaging,” Appl. Spectrosc. 61(4), 388–396 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Quaresima, V.

A. Torricelli, V. Quaresima, A. Pifferi, G. Biscotti, L. Spinelli, P. Taroni, M. Ferrari, and R. Cubeddu, “Mapping of calf muscle oxygenation and haemoglobin content during dynamic plantar flexion exercise by multi-channel time-resolved near-infrared spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 49(5), 685–699 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Querry, M. R.

Ramon, H.

Reinhardt, C.

J. Welzel, C. Reinhardt, E. Lankenau, C. Winter, and H. H. Wolff, “Changes in function and morphology of normal human skin: evaluation using optical coherence tomography,” Br. J. Dermatol. 150(2), 220–225 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Ren, T. Z.

T. Z. Ren, Z. Y. Yuan, and B. L. Su, “Encapsulation of direct blue dye into mesoporous silica-based materials,” Colloid. Surface A. 300(1-2), 79–87 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Robert, D.

Ruiz-Altisent, M.

Saeys, W.

Saija, R.

Savary, J. F.

Shah, N.

N. Shah, A. Cerussi, C. Eker, J. Espinoza, J. Butler, J. Fishkin, R. Hornung, and B. Tromberg, “Noninvasive functional optical spectroscopy of human breast tissue,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 98(8), 4420–4425 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Sindoni, O. I.

Spichtig, S.

S. Spichtig, R. Hornung, D. W. Brown, D. Haensse, and M. Wolf, “Multifrequency frequency-domain spectrometer for tissue analysis,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80(2), 024301 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Spinelli, L.

A. Torricelli, V. Quaresima, A. Pifferi, G. Biscotti, L. Spinelli, P. Taroni, M. Ferrari, and R. Cubeddu, “Mapping of calf muscle oxygenation and haemoglobin content during dynamic plantar flexion exercise by multi-channel time-resolved near-infrared spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 49(5), 685–699 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Spott, T.

Stamm, H.

Sterenborg, H. J.

A. Pifferi, A. Torricelli, A. Bassi, P. Taroni, R. Cubeddu, H. Wabnitz, D. Grosenick, M. Möller, R. Macdonald, J. Swartling, T. Svensson, S. Andersson-Engels, R. L. P. van Veen, H. J. Sterenborg, J. M. Tualle, H. L. Nghiem, S. Avrillier, M. Whelan, and H. Stamm, “Performance assessment of photon migration instruments: the MEDPHOT protocol,” Appl. Opt. 44(11), 2104–2114 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

R. M. P. Doornbos, R. Lang, M. C. Aalders, F. W. Cross, and H. J. Sterenborg, “The determination of in vivo human tissue optical properties and absolute chromophore concentrations using spatially resolved steady-state diffuse reflectance spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 44(4), 967–981 (1999).
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T. Z. Ren, Z. Y. Yuan, and B. L. Su, “Encapsulation of direct blue dye into mesoporous silica-based materials,” Colloid. Surface A. 300(1-2), 79–87 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Svaasand, L. O.

Svensson, T.

Swartling, J.

Taroni, P.

T. Svensson, J. Swartling, P. Taroni, A. Torricelli, P. Lindblom, C. Ingvar, and S. Andersson-Engels, “Characterization of normal breast tissue heterogeneity using time-resolved near-infrared spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 50(11), 2559–2571 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Pifferi, A. Torricelli, A. Bassi, P. Taroni, R. Cubeddu, H. Wabnitz, D. Grosenick, M. Möller, R. Macdonald, J. Swartling, T. Svensson, S. Andersson-Engels, R. L. P. van Veen, H. J. Sterenborg, J. M. Tualle, H. L. Nghiem, S. Avrillier, M. Whelan, and H. Stamm, “Performance assessment of photon migration instruments: the MEDPHOT protocol,” Appl. Opt. 44(11), 2104–2114 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Torricelli, V. Quaresima, A. Pifferi, G. Biscotti, L. Spinelli, P. Taroni, M. Ferrari, and R. Cubeddu, “Mapping of calf muscle oxygenation and haemoglobin content during dynamic plantar flexion exercise by multi-channel time-resolved near-infrared spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 49(5), 685–699 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

R. Cubeddu, C. D’Andrea, A. Pifferi, P. Taroni, A. Torricelli, G. Valentini, C. Dover, D. Johnson, M. Ruiz-Altisent, and C. Valero, “Nondestructive quantification of chemical and physical properties of fruits by time-resolved reflectance spectroscopy in the wavelength range 650-1000 nm,” Appl. Opt. 40(4), 538–543 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Thennadil, S. N.

Torricelli, A.

T. Svensson, J. Swartling, P. Taroni, A. Torricelli, P. Lindblom, C. Ingvar, and S. Andersson-Engels, “Characterization of normal breast tissue heterogeneity using time-resolved near-infrared spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 50(11), 2559–2571 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Pifferi, A. Torricelli, A. Bassi, P. Taroni, R. Cubeddu, H. Wabnitz, D. Grosenick, M. Möller, R. Macdonald, J. Swartling, T. Svensson, S. Andersson-Engels, R. L. P. van Veen, H. J. Sterenborg, J. M. Tualle, H. L. Nghiem, S. Avrillier, M. Whelan, and H. Stamm, “Performance assessment of photon migration instruments: the MEDPHOT protocol,” Appl. Opt. 44(11), 2104–2114 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Torricelli, V. Quaresima, A. Pifferi, G. Biscotti, L. Spinelli, P. Taroni, M. Ferrari, and R. Cubeddu, “Mapping of calf muscle oxygenation and haemoglobin content during dynamic plantar flexion exercise by multi-channel time-resolved near-infrared spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 49(5), 685–699 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

R. Cubeddu, C. D’Andrea, A. Pifferi, P. Taroni, A. Torricelli, G. Valentini, C. Dover, D. Johnson, M. Ruiz-Altisent, and C. Valero, “Nondestructive quantification of chemical and physical properties of fruits by time-resolved reflectance spectroscopy in the wavelength range 650-1000 nm,” Appl. Opt. 40(4), 538–543 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Tromberg, B.

N. Shah, A. Cerussi, C. Eker, J. Espinoza, J. Butler, J. Fishkin, R. Hornung, and B. Tromberg, “Noninvasive functional optical spectroscopy of human breast tissue,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 98(8), 4420–4425 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Tromberg, B. J.

Tsay, T. T.

Tualle, J. M.

Valentini, G.

Valero, C.

van den Bergh, H.

van Staveren, H. J.

van Veen, R. L. P.

Vangemert, M. J. C.

Vanmarle, J.

Velazco-Roa, M. A.

Wabnitz, H.

Wagnieres, G.

Wang, L. H.

L. H. Wang, S. L. Jacques, and L. Q. Zheng, “CONV--convolution for responses to a finite diameter photon beam incident on multi-layered tissues,” Comput. Methods Programs Biomed. 54(3), 141–150 (1997).
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Welch, A. J.

Welzel, J.

J. Welzel, C. Reinhardt, E. Lankenau, C. Winter, and H. H. Wolff, “Changes in function and morphology of normal human skin: evaluation using optical coherence tomography,” Br. J. Dermatol. 150(2), 220–225 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Whelan, M.

Wilson, B.

T. J. Farrell, M. S. Patterson, and B. Wilson, “A diffusion theory model of spatially resolved, steady-state diffuse reflectance for the noninvasive determination of tissue optical properties in vivo,” Med. Phys. 19(4), 879–888 (1992).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Wilson, B. C.

B. C. Wilson and M. S. Patterson, “The physics, biophysics and technology of photodynamic therapy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 53(9), R61–R109 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Winter, C.

J. Welzel, C. Reinhardt, E. Lankenau, C. Winter, and H. H. Wolff, “Changes in function and morphology of normal human skin: evaluation using optical coherence tomography,” Br. J. Dermatol. 150(2), 220–225 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Wolf, M.

S. Spichtig, R. Hornung, D. W. Brown, D. Haensse, and M. Wolf, “Multifrequency frequency-domain spectrometer for tissue analysis,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80(2), 024301 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Wolff, H. H.

J. Welzel, C. Reinhardt, E. Lankenau, C. Winter, and H. H. Wolff, “Changes in function and morphology of normal human skin: evaluation using optical coherence tomography,” Br. J. Dermatol. 150(2), 220–225 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Yuan, B. H.

B. H. Yuan, N. G. Chen, and Q. Zhu, “Emission and absorption properties of indocyanine green in Intralipid solution,” J. Biomed. Opt. 9(3), 497–503 (2004).
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T. Z. Ren, Z. Y. Yuan, and B. L. Su, “Encapsulation of direct blue dye into mesoporous silica-based materials,” Colloid. Surface A. 300(1-2), 79–87 (2007).
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Zheng, L. Q.

L. H. Wang, S. L. Jacques, and L. Q. Zheng, “CONV--convolution for responses to a finite diameter photon beam incident on multi-layered tissues,” Comput. Methods Programs Biomed. 54(3), 141–150 (1997).
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L. H. Wang, S. L. Jacques, and L. Q. Zheng, “MCML - Monte Carlo modeling of light transport in multilayered tissues,” Comput. Methods Prog. Bio. 47(2), 131–146 (1995).
[CrossRef]

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B. H. Yuan, N. G. Chen, and Q. Zhu, “Emission and absorption properties of indocyanine green in Intralipid solution,” J. Biomed. Opt. 9(3), 497–503 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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R. Cubeddu, C. D’Andrea, A. Pifferi, P. Taroni, A. Torricelli, G. Valentini, C. Dover, D. Johnson, M. Ruiz-Altisent, and C. Valero, “Nondestructive quantification of chemical and physical properties of fruits by time-resolved reflectance spectroscopy in the wavelength range 650-1000 nm,” Appl. Opt. 40(4), 538–543 (2001).
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A. Giusto, R. Saija, M. A. Iatì, P. Denti, F. Borghese, and O. I. Sindoni, “Optical properties of high-density dispersions of particles: application to intralipid solutions,” Appl. Opt. 42(21), 4375–4380 (2003).
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G. Zaccanti, S. Del Bianco, and F. Martelli, “Measurements of optical properties of high-density media,” Appl. Opt. 42(19), 4023–4030 (2003).
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T. H. Pham, F. Bevilacqua, T. Spott, J. S. Dam, B. J. Tromberg, and S. Andersson-Engels, “Quantifying the absorption and reduced scattering coefficients of tissuelike turbid media over a broad spectral range with noncontact Fourier-transform hyperspectral imaging,” Appl. Opt. 39(34), 6487–6497 (2000).
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J. R. Mourant, T. Fuselier, J. Boyer, T. M. Johnson, and I. J. Bigio, “Predictions and measurements of scattering and absorption over broad wavelength ranges in tissue phantoms,” Appl. Opt. 36(4), 949–957 (1997).
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R. Bays, G. Wagnieres, D. Robert, D. Braichotte, J. F. Savary, P. Monnier, and H. van den Bergh, “Clinical determination of tissue optical properties by endoscopic spatially resolved reflectometry,” Appl. Opt. 35(10), 1756–1766 (1996).
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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Appl. Spectrosc. (1)

Br. J. Dermatol. (1)

J. Welzel, C. Reinhardt, E. Lankenau, C. Winter, and H. H. Wolff, “Changes in function and morphology of normal human skin: evaluation using optical coherence tomography,” Br. J. Dermatol. 150(2), 220–225 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Colloid. Surface A. (1)

T. Z. Ren, Z. Y. Yuan, and B. L. Su, “Encapsulation of direct blue dye into mesoporous silica-based materials,” Colloid. Surface A. 300(1-2), 79–87 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Comput. Methods Prog. Bio. (1)

L. H. Wang, S. L. Jacques, and L. Q. Zheng, “MCML - Monte Carlo modeling of light transport in multilayered tissues,” Comput. Methods Prog. Bio. 47(2), 131–146 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Comput. Methods Programs Biomed. (1)

L. H. Wang, S. L. Jacques, and L. Q. Zheng, “CONV--convolution for responses to a finite diameter photon beam incident on multi-layered tissues,” Comput. Methods Programs Biomed. 54(3), 141–150 (1997).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Biomed. Opt. (3)

B. H. Yuan, N. G. Chen, and Q. Zhu, “Emission and absorption properties of indocyanine green in Intralipid solution,” J. Biomed. Opt. 9(3), 497–503 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

B. Cletus, R. Künnemeyer, P. Martinsen, A. McGlone, and R. Jordan, “Characterizing liquid turbid media by frequency-domain photon-migration spectroscopy,” J. Biomed. Opt. 14(2), 024041 (2009).
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M. Pilz, S. Honold, and A. Kienle, “Determination of the optical properties of turbid media by measurements of the spatially resolved reflectance considering the point-spread function of the camera system,” J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054047 (2008).
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J. Opt. Soc. Am. A (2)

Med. Phys. (1)

T. J. Farrell, M. S. Patterson, and B. Wilson, “A diffusion theory model of spatially resolved, steady-state diffuse reflectance for the noninvasive determination of tissue optical properties in vivo,” Med. Phys. 19(4), 879–888 (1992).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Opt. Express (2)

Phys. Med. Biol. (4)

R. M. P. Doornbos, R. Lang, M. C. Aalders, F. W. Cross, and H. J. Sterenborg, “The determination of in vivo human tissue optical properties and absolute chromophore concentrations using spatially resolved steady-state diffuse reflectance spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 44(4), 967–981 (1999).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

T. Svensson, J. Swartling, P. Taroni, A. Torricelli, P. Lindblom, C. Ingvar, and S. Andersson-Engels, “Characterization of normal breast tissue heterogeneity using time-resolved near-infrared spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 50(11), 2559–2571 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

B. C. Wilson and M. S. Patterson, “The physics, biophysics and technology of photodynamic therapy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 53(9), R61–R109 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Torricelli, V. Quaresima, A. Pifferi, G. Biscotti, L. Spinelli, P. Taroni, M. Ferrari, and R. Cubeddu, “Mapping of calf muscle oxygenation and haemoglobin content during dynamic plantar flexion exercise by multi-channel time-resolved near-infrared spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 49(5), 685–699 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Postharvest Biol. Technol. (1)

J. Qin and R. Lu, “Measurement of the optical properties of fruits and vegetables using spatially resolved hyperspectral diffuse reflectance imaging technique,” Postharvest Biol. Technol. 49(3), 355–365 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (1)

N. Shah, A. Cerussi, C. Eker, J. Espinoza, J. Butler, J. Fishkin, R. Hornung, and B. Tromberg, “Noninvasive functional optical spectroscopy of human breast tissue,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 98(8), 4420–4425 (2001).
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R. Lu and Y. R. Chen, “Hyperspectral imaging system for safety inspection of food and agricultural products,” Proc. SPIE 3544, 121–133 (1999).

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A. V. Bykov, M. Y. Kirillin, A. V. Priezzhev, and R. Myllyla, “Simulations of a spatially resolved reflectometry signal from a highly scattering three-layer medium applied to the problem of glucose sensing in human skin,” Quantum Electron. 36(12), 1125–1130 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Rev. Sci. Instrum. (1)

S. Spichtig, R. Hornung, D. W. Brown, D. Haensse, and M. Wolf, “Multifrequency frequency-domain spectrometer for tissue analysis,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80(2), 024301 (2009).
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