Radiative Transfer Equation and Diffusion Theory For Photon Transport in Biological Tissue

Radiative Transfer Equation And Diffusion Theory For Photon Transport In Biological Tissue

Photon transport in biological tissue can be equivalently modeled numerically with Monte Carlo simulations or analytically by the radiative transfer equation (RTE). However, the RTE is difficult to solve without introducing approximations. A common approximation summarized here is the diffusion approximation. Overall, solutions to the diffusion equation for photon transport are more computationally efficient, but less accurate than Monte Carlo simulations.

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