Numerical Study of Light Transport in Apple Models Based on Monte Carlo Simulations
AbstractThis paper reports on the quantification of light transport in apple models using Monte Carlo simulations. To this end, apple was modeled as a two-layer spherical model including skin and flesh bulk tissues. The optical properties of both tissue types used to generate Monte Carlo data were collected from the literature, and selected to cover a range of values related to three apple varieties. Two different imaging-tissue setups were simulated in order to show the role of the skin on steady-state backscattering images, spatially-resolved reflectance profiles, and assessment of flesh optical properties using an inverse nonlinear least squares fitting algorithm. Simulation results suggest that apple skin cannot be ignored when a Visible/Near-Infrared (Vis/NIR) steady-state imaging setup is used for investigating quality attributes of apples. They also help to improve optical inspection techniques in the horticultural products. View Full-Text
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Askoura, M.L.; Vaudelle, F.; L’Huillier, J.-P. Numerical Study of Light Transport in Apple Models Based on Monte Carlo Simulations. Photonics 2016, 3, 2.
Askoura ML, Vaudelle F, L’Huillier J-P. Numerical Study of Light Transport in Apple Models Based on Monte Carlo Simulations. Photonics. 2016; 3(1):2.Chicago/Turabian Style
Askoura, Mohamed L.; Vaudelle, Fabrice; L’Huillier, Jean-Pierre. 2016. "Numerical Study of Light Transport in Apple Models Based on Monte Carlo Simulations." Photonics 3, no. 1: 2.