This page lists some of the publicly available software available from the Oregeon Medical Laser Center.

The forward problem

When the optical properties are known, then you can use the following programs to calculate various quantities of interest (fluence, reflectance, transmission). This is often referred to as the forward problem.

The Inverse Problem

When the optical properties are unknown, and you want to find them using observed measurements, the choices are more limited. The is the (harder) inverse problem.