Towards non-invasive reflection measurement of water content in biotissue by means of terahertz timedomain spectroscopy

Mariia Borovkova, Mikhail Khodzitsky, Olga Cherkasova, Alexey Popov, Igor Meglinski

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Abstract

We apply terahertz time-domain spectroscopy for the quantitative non-invasive assessment of water content in biological samples: tree leafs and pork muscles. The Landau-Looyenga-Lifshitz-based model is used for the calculation of water concentration within the samples. The obtained results show that water content in biological samples can be measured utilizing terahertz waves in transmission and reflection modes.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - International Conference Laser Optics 2018, ICLO 2018
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)9781538636121
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Aug 2018
Event2018 International Conference Laser Optics, ICLO 2018 - St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Duration: 4 Jun 20188 Jun 2018

Conference

Conference2018 International Conference Laser Optics, ICLO 2018
CountryRussian Federation
CitySt. Petersburg
Period4/06/188/06/18

Keywords

  • Terahertz time-domain spectroscopy
  • Water content in biotissue

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