Steven L. Jacques Ph.D., Ken Lee M.D., Jessica Roman
Oregon Medical Laser Center, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, Oregon USA
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon USA
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oregon Graduate Institute, Portland, Oregon, USA.

Scattering of Polarized Light by Biological Tissues

WEBposter presented at

Saratov Conference October 5-8, 1999. Saratov, Russia. | Jacques Saratov page

Steve Jacques photo
Steven Jacques "This poster discusses the use of polarized light for imaging of superficial layers of biological tissues. Such imaging is especially useful for imaging of skin cancer and epithelial dysplasia in the gastrointestinal tract, the bronchial tree of the lung, the cervix, and other tissue surfaces where cancer arises."

Outline of WEBposter:

The basic idea

Prototype polarization camera and images of human skin

Basic experiments on propagation of polarized light

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