Review of Monte Carlo modeling of light transport in tissues.

@article{Zhu2013ReviewOM,
  title={Review of Monte Carlo modeling of light transport in tissues.},
  author={Caigang Zhu and Quan Liu},
  journal={Journal of biomedical optics},
  year={2013},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={50902}
}
A general survey is provided on the capability of Monte Carlo (MC) modeling in tissue optics while paying special attention to the recent progress in the development of methods for speeding up MC simulations. The principles of MC modeling for the simulation of light transport in tissues, which includes the general procedure of tracking an individual photon packet, common light-tissue interactions that can be simulated, frequently used tissue models, common contact/noncontact illumination and… CONTINUE READING

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