Optical Waveguide Sensing and Imaging
10. Polarized Light Transport into Scattering Media Using a Quaternion-Based Monte Carlo 229 Jessica C. Ramella-Roman 11. A Finite-Difference Time-Domain Model of Optical Phase Contrast Microscope Imaging 243 Stoyan Tanev, James Pond, Paul Paddon and Valery V. Tuchin 12. Out of Plane Polarimetric Imaging of Skin: Surface and Subsurface Effect 259 Jessica C. Ramella-Roman PREFACE Wojtek J. BOCK Centre de recherche en photonique, Département d’informatique et d’ingénierie Université du Québec en Outaouais, Québec, Canada Israel GANNOT Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA Stoyan TANEV Department of Systems and Computer Engineering Faculty of Engineering and Design Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1S 5B6 The past decade has witnessed some major technological breakthroughs produced by the fusion of different disciplines. This trend is likely to develop in the future due to the recent significant advancements of fiber optics communications, photonics, biomedical and nano-technologies worldwide. In parallel with the communications and information technology revolution, fiber and waveguide optics sensor and imaging technologies have enjoyed an unseen technological maturity and revealed enormous potentials for a broad variety of new applications.
A unique overview of waveguide and fiber optics sensing and imaging technologiesFocus on both fundamental and applied researchApplications in engineering, biomedical sciences, environment, security and defenceMulti-disciplinarity in action