Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

Experimental study of the potential use of diffusing wave spectroscopy to investigate the structural characteristics of blood under multiple scattering

By Alexander N. Korolevich and I. V. Meglinski

Abstract

The extension of the photon correlation spectroscopy (PCS) in multiple scattering regime, so-called diffusing wave spectroscopy (DWS) was employed to the study of blood samples. Multiple scattered light from a helium–neon (He–Ne) laser beam incident on the blood samples was detected by a photomultiplier, and both the temporal autocorrelation intensity functions g2(τ) and power spectra S (w) were measured by a spectrum analyzer. The potentials of using DWS for the qualitative and quantitative determination of the structural characteristics of the blood elements were studied experimentally. The experimental studies made, permits the use of DWS for blood cells monitoring in a multiple scattering regime. This paper describes our initial attempts at applying DWS to the study of the discrete blood samples of both healthy donors and patients with the cardiac ischemia. The subsequent experiments provide a verification of DWS of blood cells shape monitoring under multiple scatt

Topics: Diffusing wave spectroscopy, Blood, Multiple scattering, Temporal field autocorrelation function
Publisher: Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam.
Year: 2000
DOI identifier: 10.1016/S0302-4598(00)00109-4
OAI identifier: oai:dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk:1826/895
Provided by: Cranfield CERES
Journal:

Suggested articles

Citations

  1. (1980). Assessment of the possibility of using dynamic spectroscopy for analyzing biological scattering media,
  2. (1996). Coherent phenomena in light scatter. ing from disordered systems, doi
  3. (1984). Determination of oxygen percentage in whole .
  4. (1996). Development of the correlation fluctuations techniques for the noninvasive monitoring and measurements parameters of blood flow,
  5. (1993). Dynamic Light Scattering, The Method and Some Applications,
  6. (1985). Dynamic Light Scattering: Applications of Photon Correlation doi
  7. (1990). Dynamical correlations of multiply scattered light, Scattering and Localization of Classical Waves doi
  8. (1996). In vivo measuring of blood flow changes using diffusing wave correlation tech. niques, in: doi
  9. (1998). Laser and Fiber Optics in Biomedical Investigations,
  10. (1987). Laser Correlation Spectroscopy in Biology,
  11. (1997). Light scattering study of tissues, doi
  12. (1973). Photon Correlation and Light Beating Spectroscopy, doi
  13. (1984). Reconstruction of the imaginary part of the refractive index of pigment of AsoftB . particles at their dense packing, doi
  14. (1979). The mechanism of aggregation of erythrocytes at . cardiac ischemia,

To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.