3. Monte Carlo Modeling of Photon Transport in Biological Tissue

  1. Lihong V. Wang and
  2. Hsin-I Wu

Published Online: 2 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470177013.ch3

Biomedical Optics: Principles and Imaging

Biomedical Optics: Principles and Imaging

How to Cite

Wang, L. V. and Wu, H.-I. (2009) Monte Carlo Modeling of Photon Transport in Biological Tissue, in Biomedical Optics: Principles and Imaging, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470177013.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471743040

Online ISBN: 9780470177013

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Keywords:

  • Monte Carlo modeling;
  • biological tissue;
  • photon transport;
  • photon propagation;
  • probability density function

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Monte Carlo Method

  • Definition of Problem

  • Propagation of Photons

  • Physical Quantities

  • Computational Examples